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    The effects on pH when a buffer is diluted

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    What is the effect on pH when a buffer is diluted by a factor of 10?

    a. The buffer pH does not change appreciably
    b. The buffer pH increases by 1
    c. The buffer pH decreases by 1
    d. The buffer pH increases by 10
    e. The change is dependent on Ka of the acid

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