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Calculate the percent ionization of a .31 molar solution of acetic acid. The ionization constant of acetic acid is 1.8 x 10^-5

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  1. acetic acid is HAc.
    .........HAc ==> H^+ + Ac^-
    I..l....0.31.....0......0
    C........-x......x......x
    E......0.31-x....x......x

    Substitute the E line into the Ka expression and solve for x.
    Then % ion = [(x)/0.31]*100 = ?

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