13.11 -- Buffer Solution Problem

Ben Rolnik 1D
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13.11 -- Buffer Solution Problem

Can someone show me how they set up problem 13.11 -- the book skips a step and I'm not sure how they got their initial pH.

Thanks!

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Re: 13.11 -- Buffer Solution Problem

The initial pH for this problem was determined using the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation:

$pH = pK_a + log(\frac{[A^-]}{[HA]})$

Where A- is the conjugate base and HA is the acid.

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