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A 0.185 M solution of a monoprotic acid has a percent ionization of 1.55%. Determine the acid ionization constant (Ka) for the acid.

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    ..........HA ==> H^+ + A^-
    initial..0.185...0.....0
    change....-x.....x.....x
    equil...0.185-x..x.....x

    x = 0185(0.0155) = ?
    Then substitute into the Ka expression and solve for Ka.

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