# Problem: A formic acid buffer containing 0.50 M HCOOH and 0.50 M HCOONa has a pH of 3.77. What will the pH be after 0.010 mol of NaOH has been added to 100.0 mL of the buffer? a) 3.67 b) 3.78 c) 3.81 d) 3.85 e) 3.95

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A formic acid buffer containing 0.50 M HCOOH and 0.50 M HCOONa has a pH of 3.77. What will the pH be after 0.010 mol of NaOH has been added to 100.0 mL of the buffer?

a) 3.67

b) 3.78

c) 3.81

d) 3.85

e) 3.95

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