Problem: What is the pH of a solution containing 0.015 M CH3CH(OH)COOH and 0.018 M CH3CH(OH)COO (made by dissolving CH_3 CH(OH)COONa)? The Ka for CH3CH(OH)COOH is 0.000839

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Using the Henderson-Hasselbach Equation:


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What is the pH of a solution containing 0.015 M CH3CH(OH)COOH and 0.018 M CH3CH(OH)COO (made by dissolving CH_3 CH(OH)COONa)? 

The Ka for CH3CH(OH)COOH is 0.000839