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4. Write the expression for Ka for the ionization of acetic acid in water.

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  1. Write the expression for Ka for the ionization of acetic acid in water.

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  2. CH3COOH ==> CH3COO^- + H^+

    Ka = (H^+)(CH3COO^-)/(CH3COOH)

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    posted by DrBob222
  3. When I calculate the percent difference between your value for Ka and the accepted value, what could be two sources of error that might account for any differences?

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  4. I'm sorry but I don't understand the question. I didn't give you a value for Ka so how can there be a difference? I gave you the Ka expression but not a value for Ka.

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