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If you are given a mass of sodium lactate, NaCH3CHOHCO2 which is added to ---ml of a ---M solution of lactic aid, can you please just give me the equation

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    Give you the equation for what? Sodium lactate is the salt of a weak acid and a strong base and lactic acid is a weak acid. This COULD be a buffer solution. But it could be a lot of other stuff, too. If it's a buffer, the equation may be
    pH = pKa + log (base/acid).

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