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vera_ewing

  • one year ago

Which of the following pairs would make a good buffer? A. H2C2O4 and HC2O4- B. HCl and NaOH C. CH3COOH and NaOH D. HNO3 and NO3-

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  1. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    D?

  2. JFraser
    • one year ago
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    to be an effective buffer, you need a \(weak\) acid and its conjugate. Is \(HNO_3\) a weak acid?

  3. Photon336
    • one year ago
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    has to be a weak acid and its conjugate, not strong base or acid.

  4. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    No. So A would work, right?

  5. JFraser
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    A would work

  6. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Thanks

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