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Unformatted text preview: The K a of acetic acid is 1.7 x 10-5 , 8) What is the pH of a solution that contains 0.05 mole/liter acetic acid (HAc) and 0.03 mole/liter of sodium acetate (NaAc)? 9) If you were to add 0.01 mole/liter of HCl to the solution above what would the pH be? 10) Why is rain even in an unpolluted environment acidic? Is rain water buffered? Write out the relevant reactions. 11) As noted above rain is acidic but the ocean is basic. Why? Is the ocean pH buffered? If so by what? Write out the relevant reactions....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course EAS 1600 taught by Professor Jimstjohn during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Fall '08