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What is the pH of a 0.0001M solution of formic acid? (HCO2H) (ka= 1.77e -4)
1.77x10 to the power of negative 4)

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What is the pH of a 0.0001M solution of formic acid? (HCO2H) (ka 1.77e -4)

The general equation for a weak acid is:

HX + H2O ------> H3O+ + X-

Applying the equilibrium law to this equation we get:
In dilute solutions of acids and bases ...

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Finds the pH of a 0.0001M solution of formic acid.

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