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Determining pH of weak acid

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3. Calculate the pH of 0.25 M HOAc.

4. Calculate Kb for OAc- .

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3. Calculate the pH of 0.25 M HOAc.
Describe the dissociation of the acid as follows.

HOAc(aq) + H2O(l) ↔ H3O+ (aq) + OAc-(aq)
Initial 0.25 M 0.25 ...

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The solution explains in detail the method of determining equilibrium in weak acid and then provides step-by-step calculations for the problem.

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