Problem: The pH of a sodium acetate-acetic acid buffer is 4.50. Calculate the ratio of [CH3COO- ]/[CH3COOH].

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The pH of a sodium acetate-acetic acid buffer is 4.50. Calculate the ratio of [CH3COO- ]/[CH3COOH].

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