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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Matthias on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 5:03am.

This is a question I am presently doing right now which I found in my homework. I am quite sure that in (a) I have to use the Hasselbach equation though I am not sure how to work it out. If anyone knows any of the answers, and how you got to them, please feel free to share. Any help is greatly appreciated :)

CH3COO- (aq) + H2O (l) <==> CH3COOH (aq) + OH- (aq)

A 0.01mol dm^-3 solution has a pH of 8.87

a. Calculate [H+] and [OH-] in the solution

b. Find [CH3COOH] in the solution.

c. Calculate the acid dissociation constant of CH3COOH.

Thanks! :)

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