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A buffer is prepared by mixing 0.30 mole of formic acid (HCNO2) and 0.20 mole of sodium formate (NaCHO2) in enough water to make 0.50 liter of solution. Ka of formic acid is 1.7 x 10-4. Calculate the pH of the resulting buffer solution.

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    Use the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation.

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