Calculate Fraction of Cyanide Existing as the Anion

For HCN in water, Ka = 2.0E-10. Calculate the fraction of cyanide that exists as the anion rather than in the molecular form at pH values of 4, 7, and 10.

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This is a question on buffers. The equation Ka = [H+] * [CN-]/[HCN] will work here.

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The solution explains which area of chemistry this question pertains to and provides an equation that can find the fraction of cyanide existing at the anion (as opposed to in molecular form) at all three pH levels specified.

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The question is about the mathematical constrain of the possible cation anion ratios for cubic, octahedral and tetrahedral arrangements. The proof is in the attachment along with the additional questions.
http://aerostudents.com/files/materialsAndStructures/MaterialsScienceBookSolutions/CH12.pdf