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The Ka value of nitrous acid, HNO2 , is 4.0 × 10¯4 . What is the equilibrium constant for the reaction; NO2¯ + H2O <-> HNO2 + OH¯ ?

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    The equation you have written is just the hydrolysis of the NO2^- so you want Kb which is Kw/Ka.

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    Thomas, check your 2-16-11,4:29pm post.

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