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2. A buffer can be prepared by adding strong acid to excess weak base or by adding a strong base to excess weak acid. Please explain.

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Many biological systems function optimally within a narrow range of conditions. Even within this range, their activity can vary widely. This means the proton concentration or the pH of the medium in which the system is supposed to ...

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The expert determines if buffers can be prepared by adding strong acid to excess weak bases.

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