Problem: The Ka values for nitrous acid (HNO2) and hypochlorous (HCIO) acid are 4.5 x 10 -4 and 3.0 x 10 -8 respectively.What other substance containing sodium would be needed to make the buffer? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

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The Ka values for nitrous acid (HNO2) and hypochlorous (HCIO) acid are 4.5 x 10 -4 and 3.0 x 10 -8 respectively.

What other substance containing sodium would be needed to make the buffer? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

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