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Acid Base Equilibrium

Will an acid-base reaction with an equilibrium lying to the right place if Na(+) A(-)is added to HB?
(HB has a pka = 10):if it's needed to answer the question.

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If you have an equilibrium...

HB(aq) <==> H+(aq) + B-(aq)

And the Ka = 10^(-10).... because pKa = 10

NaA is the salt of a weak acid (I assume!), so NaA is a weak base.

If you add a weak base to the reaction ...

Solution Summary

This solution is provided in 177 words. It discusses an acid-base reaction and determines if the particular reaction will shift equilibrium to the right. It also references Le Chatelier's effect to further learning.

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