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
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