Problem: The odor of spoiled butter is due in part to butanoic acid, which resets from the chemical breakdown butter fat. A 0.100 M solution of butanoic acid is 1.23% ionized. Calculate the value of Ka for butanoic acid.

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The odor of spoiled butter is due in part to butanoic acid, which resets from the chemical breakdown butter fat. A 0.100 M solution of butanoic acid is 1.23% ionized. Calculate the value of Ka for butanoic acid.