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Posted by Ashley on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:50pm.

Butyric acid (HC4H7O2) is a weak acid with the stench of rancid butter

1.) write the equation for the dissociation of HC4H7O2 in water

2.)the pH of .5 M HC4H7O2 is 2.56 calculate Ka of butyric acid

3.) Write the equation for the hydrolysis of C4H7O2-

4.) Calculate Kb for C4H7O2-

5.) Calculate the pH of a buffer solution in which the concentration of butyri acid= .36 M and the concentration of C4H7O2- is .31 M.

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