Phenylacetic acid (C5H5CH2COOH) is one of the substances that accumulates in the blood of people with phenylketonuria, an inherited disorder that...
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1. Phenylacetic acid (C5H5CH2COOH) is one of the substances that accumulates in the blood of people with

phenylketonuria, an inherited disorder that can cause mental retardation or even death. A 0.085 M solution of C5H5CH2COOH has a pH of 2.68. Calculate the Ka value and the percent dissociation at 0.085 M for this acid

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