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Solution: Acetic acid is a weak acid:CH3COOH(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ H3O+ (aq) + CH3COO -(aq)In order to increase the pH the following should be addeda) Formic acid (HCOOH)b) Sodium acetate (CH3COONa)c) More acetic acidd) Sodium sulfatee) Sulfuric acid

Problem

Acetic acid is a weak acid:

CH3COOH(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ H3O+ (aq) + CH3COO -(aq)

In order to increase the pH the following should be added

a) Formic acid (HCOOH)

b) Sodium acetate (CH3COONa)

c) More acetic acid

d) Sodium sulfate

e) Sulfuric acid