# Chemistry/pH- Weak Acid

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### Chemistry-Dr Bob help!!

0.100 M solution of a weak acid, HX, is known to be 15% ionized. The weak acid has a molar mass of 72 g/mol. 1. What is Ka for the weak acid? 2. What is the pH of the buffer prepared by adding 10.0 g of the sodium salt of the acid (NaX) to 100.0 mL of 0.250 M HX

### Chemistry

If an equal number of moles of the weak acid HOCN and the strong base KOH are added to water, the resulting solution will be acidic, basic or neutral? There is a complicated answer and a sensible answer. Both arrive at the same answer. But here is the logic for the sensible--I...

### Chemistry

An unknown monoprotic acid has a pH of 2.87. Is this acid weak or strong if 22.32 mL of 0.112 M NaOH is required to titrate 25.00 mL of the acid? If the acid is weak, calculate its Ka. Answer is Ka = 1.8 x 10^-5, but I don't know how to get there. Any help would be appreciated...

### Chemistry

In the titration of a weak acid with a strong base, the pH at the equivalence point is affected mostly by a.hydrolysis (reaction with water) of the weak acid b.the dissociation of water molecules c.the presence of excess base d.the hydrolysis of the conjugate base of the weak ...

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Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH of 0.100M solution of weak monoprotic acid HA is 2.85. What is the Ka of the acid?

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Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH of 0.100M solution of weak monoprotic acid HA is 2.85. What is the Ka of the acid?

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Part A: Unknown Acid use 1gram and mix with 120 mL of distilled water Determine the concentration of the acid by titrating with 0.0998 M of NaOH Concentration of NaOH= 0.0998M Volume of NaOH= 3.5 mL # moles of NaOH= Initial Concentration of Weak Acid- Show Calculation of Ka ...

### chemistry (buffers)

How can weak acid nitrous acid HNO2 form a buffer solution with equal concentrations and volumes with weak base NH3? I thought that buffer solutions only occured between weak acids and strong bases or vice versa. The example above as two weak soltuions.

### Chemistry (Ionic Equilibria)

When a WEAK acid can be said to be weak, and when a WEAK acid can be said to be strong? I only know the difference between weak acids and strong acids, but i don't know that even weak acids can be classified as weak and strong. Plz help

### AP Chemistry

A solution is prepared by titrating a 100.0 mL sample of 0.10 M HF (Ka = 7.2 × 10-4) with 0.10 M NaOH a. Does the solution contain a strong acid with a strong base, a strong acid with a weak base, a weak acid with a strong base, or a weak acid with a weak base? b. Estimate ...

### AP Chemistry

A solution is prepared by titrating a 100.0 mL sample of 0.10 M HF (Ka = 7.2 × 10-4) with 0.10 M NaOH a. Does the solution contain a strong acid with a strong base, a strong acid with a weak base, a weak acid with a strong base, or a weak acid with a weak base? b. Estimate ...

### chemisty

0.100 M solution of a weak acid, HX, is known to be 15% ionized. The weak acid has a molar mass of 72 g/mol. 1. What is Ka for the weak acid? 2. What is the pH of the buffer prepared by adding 10.0 g of the sodium salt of the acid (NaX) to 100.0 mL of 0.250 M HX

### Chemistry

1 g of acid was mixed with 120 ml of distilled water and the solution was filtered into a clean dry beaker. A 25 ml aliquot of this solution was titrated with 0.1120 M NaOH. The pH of the acid was recorded to be 4.42. Calculate the initial concentration of the weak acid and ...

### Chemistry/pH- Weak Acid

in response to Chemistry/pH- Weak Acid. but the rule of 5%? 0,0100/(1.00x10^-4) =100% The aproximation you do is not valid...or? Ka= (1,0*10^(-4))^2/(x-1*10^(-4) )=1,00*10^(-6)....I got c=0,0101M :-(

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Can you tell if I'm correct. Which combination in titration has ph=pka and buffer region strong acid-strong base- no to both strong acid-weak base- yes to both weak acid-strong base- yes to both weak acid-weak base- I'm not sure about this one. Can anyone explain this combination

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Can you tell if I'm correct. Which combination in titration has ph=pka and buffer region strong acid-strong base- no to both strong acid-weak base- yes to both weak acid-strong base- yes to both weak acid-weak base- I'm not sure about this one. Can anyone explain this combination

### Chemistry

I took 25 mL of an unknown weak acid and added it to 10 mL of NaOH solution. I measured the pH and got 2.88 with concentration of NaOH @ .0098 and weak acid at 0.0102. What is pKa for the acid?

### Chemistry (Titration Curves)

Which of the following Acid+Base titration combinations would have a buffering region in their plot? 1)Strong Acid+Strong base (HCl+NaOH) 2)Weak acid and strong base (Acetic+NaOH) 3)Strong Acid and weak base (HCl+NH3) 4)Weak Acid and weak base (Acetic+NH3) In all cases, there ...

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2- A 0.310 M solution of a weak acid, HX, has a pH of 2.53 a. Find the [H+] and the percent ionization of nitrous acid in this solution. b. Write the equilibrium expression and calculate the value of Ka for the weak acid. c. Calculate the pH of the solution formed by adding 10...

### Chemistry

The pH of an 0.0870 M solution of weak acid A is 2.20. The pH of an 0.0830 M solution of weak acid B is 4.07. The pH of an 0.0890 M solution of weak acid C is 5.13. Identify the three acids from among those listed below (the Ka values are listed in Appendix E of your textbook...

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A buffer is prepared by mixing 110. mL of 0.442 M HCl and 0.545 L of 0.400 M sodium acetate. How many grams of KOH must be added to 0.500 L of the buffer to change the pH by 0.10 units? The pH I have calculated to be 5.28. What do I to figure this out? I have a problem with ...

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A 30.00-mL sample of weak acid is titrated with 0.0167 M NaOH. At the endpoint , it is found the 40.35 mL of titrant was used. What was the concentration of the weak acid ?

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do we have buffering region and ph=pka in any of these conditions: strong base vs strong acid strong base vs weak acid weak base vs strong acid weak base vs weak acid

### Chemistry

A 0.108 M sample of a weak acid is 4.16% ionized in solution. what is the hydroxide concentration of this solution? I know that i set up an ice table. The equation would be weak acid + H20 goes to OH + the acid. What do i do with the 4.16 %? How does that fit into the problem...

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The pH of a 0.100 M solution of an aqueous weak acid (HA) is 4.00. What would the Ka for the weak acid be?

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You need to determine the pKa of a weak, monoprotic acid. You add 0.500 moles of the acid to 1.00 L of water. The resulting pH was 1.87. What is the pKa of this weak acid? You may ignore the autoionization of water. 2.74 3.43 5.38 2.01 1.87

### Chemistry

I have an assignment Q A 0.1 mol L-1 water solution of NH4CH3CO2 has a pH of approx 7. Explain this using two equations. I have one equation CH3COO-(aq) + H2O(l) --> CH3COOH(aq) + OH-(aq) What could the other equation be? NH4CH3CO2 is the salt of a weak acid and a weak base...

### Chemistry

Determine if the ffg are strong, weak, nonelectrolytes: Sulfuric acid - strong? Potassium hydroxide - strong? Carbonic acid - strong? Propyl amine - weak? Potassium iodide -weak? Ethanol - strong ? Glucose - nonelectrolyte? am i right?

### chemistry help

A 15.00 mL sample of an unknown monoprotic weak acid solution is titrated with 0.35 M NaOH. The initial buret reading is 0.23 mL. The phenolphthalein indicator turns the solution light pink when the buret reads 29.58 mL. B. How many moles of NaOH were delivered? C. How many ...

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[NaOH]= 0.113M V of NaOH needed to titrate = 0.0037L V of unknown weak organic acid = 0.025L Find: The initial concentration of this weak acid.

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A 5.55g sample of a weak acid with Ka=1.3 x10^-4 was combined with 5.00 mL of 6.00 M NaOH and the resulting solution was diluted to 750 mL. The measured pH of the solution was 4.25. What is the molar mass of the weak acid?

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A buffer solution is composed of 0.370M HA, a weak monoproctic acid, and 0.370M NaA, the sodium salt of the acid. The solution has a pH of 3.50. What is the Ka of the weak acid, Ha?

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A. Strong Base 1.) What is the concentration of a solution of KOH for which the pH is 11.89? 2.) What is the pH of a 0.011M solution of Ca(OH)2? B. Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH of 0.100M solution of ...

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.050 mole of weak acid (HA) is dissolved in enough water to make 1.0 L of solution. The pH of this solution is 3.50. What is the value of Ka for this weak acid?

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A 0.27 sample of a weak acid with an unknown was combined with 12.0 of 3.00 and the resulting solution was diluted to 1.500 . The measured of the solution was 3.95. What is the of the weak acid?

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A solution of a weak acid (.025M, 200ml) is mixed with a solution of NaOH ( 0.015M, 150ml). The equilibrium pH is 5.51. What is the Ka of the weak acid?

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A 1.00M solution of a hypothetical weak acid (HB) has a pH of 2.85. A solution is created using 0.10M of a salt NaB ('B' being the anion of the weak acid HB) and 50.0 ml of 2.0M acid HB (assume no change in volume). What would be the pH of the solution and what would you call ...

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a 23.74 mL volume of .0981 M NaOH was used to titrate 25 mL of a weak monoprotic acid solution to the stoichiometric point. determine the molar concentration of the weak acid solution. express in correct sig figs.

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if 0.4M NaOH is titrated with 0.4M HF, how do we calcualte the ph at equivalence. The book assumes each is 1L, but why do we use 1L * chemistry - Dr.Jim, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 5:31am HF is a weak acid, so you need the dissociation constant. The pH at the equivalence ...

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a 5.55g sample of a weak acid with ka=1.3*10^-4 was combined with 5.00ml of 6.00 M NAOH and the resulting solution was diluted to 750mL. The measured pH of the solution was 4.25. what is the molor mass of the weak acid. if used the formula pH=kpa+log(base/acid) Ph=3.89+log(6....

### chemistry

a 5.55g sample of a weak acid with ka=1.3*10^-4 was combined with 5.00ml of 6.00 M NAOH and the resulting solution was diluted to 750mL. The measured pH of the solution was 4.25. what is the molor mass of the weak acid. if used the formula pH=kpa+log(base/acid) Ph=3.89+log(6....

### Chemistry

To prepare an effective buffer in a PH range less than 7 ,it is advisable to select a weak acid-conjugate base pair in which the pK(a) of the weak acid equals the desired PH (+-)1 Over what PH range is the acetic acid-acetate ion buffer most effective ?K(HC2H3O2)=1.8x10^-5 ...

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a 23.74 ml volume of .0981 M NaOH was used to titrate 25 mL of a weak monoprotic acid solution to the stoichiometric point. determine the molar concentration of the weak acid solution. Express your answer to the correct number of significant figures.

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1. As the strength of a weak acid increases, the proportion of ions to molescules increases or decreases? ... I think that it will increase. Is this right? 2. As the as the concentration of a weak acid increases, the pH... decreases? Is decreases correct? 3. at the same ...

### Chemistry

A buffer contains the weak acid HA abd its conjugated base A-. The weak acid has a Ka of 1.51 x10^-5 and the buffer has a pH of 4.25. Which statement is true about the relative concentrations of HA and A- in the buffer? A) [HA]>[A-] B) [HA]<[A-] C) [HA] = [A-]

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#1)hydrochloric acid is a relatively strong acid . imagine that HCl is added to a buffer solution containing the weak acid phosphoric acid and a salt a)will HCl react with weak acid (H3PO4), or will it react with the salt (Na2HPO4)? b)one product of this reaction will be a new...

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Phenolthalein is a weak acid, explain what it means to be a weak acid and look up phenolthalein’s pKa.

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A 15.00 mL sample of an unknown monoprotic weak acid solution is titrated with 0.35 M NaOH. The initial buret reading is 0.23 mL. The phenolphthalein indicator turns the solution light pink when the buret reads 29.58 mL. A. what volume of 0.35 M NaOH was delivered? B. How many...

### Chemistry

You have two buffer solutions 1) weak acid and its conjugate base 2)weak base and its conjugate acid. Write explicitly ( considering generic formula for acid and base) the equations of neutralization when you: a) add strong acid and strong base 1) b) add strong acid or strong ...

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A 1.0 M acetic acid solution (CH3COOH, pKa = 4.7) is neutralized by dissolving NaOH(s) (a strong base) in the solution. Estimate the pH at the equivalence point of the neutralization process: 4.7 7.0 9.3 Which one of the following statements best explains your prediction? 1. ...

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In acidic solution MnO4- oxidizes H3AsO3, a weak acid, to H3AsO4, a weak acid, and is reduced to Mn2+. Write the balanced net ionic equation for this reaction. How many H+ are there in the balanced equation

### Chemistry

The pH of a weak monoprotic acid, HA, is 4.55. It took 39.22 ml of 0.2334 M NaOH to titrate 25.00 ml of the acid. a. Write an equation for the above reaction. b. Calculate the molarity of the weak acid c. Write the equilibrium equation. Construct a table showing initial ...

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For 0.250 M of weak acid (NaHS) the Kb is given by 1.22 x10-13 , calculate the pH of the weak base.

### Chemistry 12

name a compound that acts as a weak base? methanol? define the term weak bronsted-lowry base im not sure how to put this in words, but a weak base is found when you got a strong acid, when your ka is high, kb will be low.

### AP Chemistry

Rank these compounds in order of increasing hyroxide ion concentration: weak base, weak acid, strong base, strong acid.

### Chemistry

what is the concentration of a weak acid with a pH of 3.25, if the Ka of the weak acid is 1.6 x 10^-7 ?

How would an HA acid behave in water if it were a strong acid, weak acid, and non-electrolyte?

### chemistry 12

The pH of a certain acid having a concentration of 0.20M was measured. The pH was 2.50. Was this a strong acid or weak acid?

### Chemistry

The lower the pH of a weak acid, the: a. higher the concentration of the weak acid. b. higher the dissolved H2(g) concentration. c. higher the Ka of the acid. d. none of the above

### Chemistry

why is a weak acid weak base titration different from strong acid strong base/ weak acid strong base/strong acid weak base?

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A 0.010 M solution of a weak monoprotic acid has a pH of 3.70. What is the acid-ionization constant, Ka, for this acid? a. 2.0 ´ 10-4 b. 2.0 ´ 10-5 c. 4.0 ´ 10-6 d. 4.0 ´ 10-7 e. 4.0 ´ 10-8

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A substance of Ka of 1 x 10^–5 would be classified as a ____. A.strong acid B.weak acid C.strong base D.weak base I think it is B...?

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A 0.60 M solution of a weak acid, HA, has a pH of 3.72. What is the percentage ionization of the acid? What is the value of Ka for the acid?

### Chemistry pH

A 0.60 M solution of a weak acid, HA, has a pH of 3.72. What is the percentage ionization of the acid? What is the value of Ka for the acid?

### Chemistry

What is the pH of the solution created by combining 2.00 mL of the 0.10 M base[ammonia] with 8.00 mL of the 0.10 M acid[acid acid]? I tried this problem so many times, but always got it wrong. It's a weak base and acid titration. but i don't know the method of do this type of ...

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A 0.23 M solution of a weak acid has a pH of 2.89. What is the Ka(acid ionization constant)for this acid?

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A 0.23 M solution of a weak acid has a pH of 2.89. What is the Ka(acid ionization constant)for this acid?

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PLEASE HELP!! 40 mL of 0.1 M solution of a weak acid (adjusted to a pH of 7.75) is titrated with 0.2 M HCl to a final pH of 2.1. Once the pH of the weak acid reaches 2.1, it is then titrated with 20 mL of 0.25 NaOH. What is the final pH of the solution? pKa values are 2, 6, ...

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Which weak acid would be best to use when preparing a buffer solution with a pH of 8.50? 1) an acid with Ka=3.3x10^-9 2) an acid with Ka=5.0x10^-4 3) an acid with KA=6.3x10^-6 4) an acid with Ka=5.0x10^-7 5) an acid with Ka=4.0x10^-5 6) an acid with Ka=2.0x10^-10

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Ascorbic acid is a weak organic acid also known as vitamin C. A student prepares a 0.20 mol/L aqueous solution of ascorbic acid and measures its pH as 2.40. Based on this evidence, what is the Ka of ascorbic acid?

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Lactic acid, HC3H5O3(aq) is a weak acid that gives yougurt its sour taste(Yeeeeecccckkk). Calculate the pH of a 0.0010 mol/L solution of Lactic acid. The Ka for lactic acid is 1.4 x 10^-4

### Chemistry

Is it possible to make a buffer with a strong acid and a strong base? So I know a buffer consists of a weak acid and its conjugate base or a weak base and its conjugate acid. And I believe it is possible to make a buffer with a strong acid and weak base or a weak base and a ...

### Chemistry

Is it possible to make a buffer with a strong acid and a strong base? So I know a buffer consists of a weak acid and its conjugate base or a weak base and its conjugate acid. And I believe it is possible to make a buffer with a strong acid and weak base or a weak base and a ...

### Chemistry

I don't understand how to work out the volumes of weak acid and strong base to mix to make 1L of buffer when given the concentrations of weak acid and strong base (in my case 0.160M NaOH and 0.200M H3PO4) and the pH required (7.00). Specifically the textbook is Fundamentals of...

### Chemistry

I don't understand how to work out the volumes of weak acid and strong base to mix to make 1L of buffer when given the concentrations of weak acid and strong base (in my case 0.160M NaOH and 0.200M H3PO4) and the pH required (7.00). Specifically the textbook is Fundamentals of...

### Chemistry

What are the general equations for reaction of 1. Strong acid and weak base 2. Strong base and weak acid?

### CHEMISTRY

How can we determine the equivalence point ( or end point ) in the curves in titration ( strong acid/weak base and weak acid/strong base )

### Chemistry

One of the substances that give wet goats and dirty gym socks their characteristic odors is hexanoic acid, CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CO2H, which is a monoprotic weak acid. (a) Write the formula for the conjugate base of this acid.

### Chemistr ll

A buffer solution is composed of 0.370M HA, a weak monoproctic acid, and 0.370M NaA, the sodium salt of the acid. The solution has a pH of 3.50. What is the Ka of the weak acid, Ha?

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propanoic acid ch3ch2cooh is a weak acid which has a value for dissociation content of ka = 6.3 x 10^-6 calculate the pH of an aqueous solution of propanoic acid containing 37 g of propanoic acid per litre. i'm stumbled on this one.. i calculated that the concentration of the ...

### Chemistry

NH3 is a weak base (Kb = 1.8 × 10–5) and so the salt NH4Cl acts as a weak acid. What is the pH of a solution that is 0.050 M in NH4Cl?

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NH3 is a weak base (Kb = 1.8 × 10–5) and so the salt NH4Cl acts as a weak acid. What is the pH of a solution that is 0.049 M in NH4Cl at 25 °C?

### Chm 2

The question asks, Consider the following weak acids and their Ka values Acetic acid Ka = 1.8x10^-5 Phosphoric acid Ka = 7.5x10^-3 Hypochlorous acid Ka = 3.5x10^-8 What weak acid-conjugate base buffer system from the acids listed is the best chouce to prepare the following ...

### Chemistry

Which of the following result in buffered solutions when equal volumes of the two solutions are mixed? a.) .1 M HCl and .1 M NH4Cl b) .1 M HCl and .1 M NH3 c.) .2 HCl and .1 M NH3 d.) .1 M HCl and .2 M NH3 By def. I know that a buffed solution is made from a weak base and it's...

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Classify the following as: Weak or strong acid, weak or strong base, salt (from weak/strong acid and base). If appropriate, split the formula into its component ions. HNO3 So far, all I have is: HNO3 + H2O -> NO3^- + H3O^+ And I know HNO3 is a strong acid. What would I do ...

### Chemistry

Can we consider two solutions of 10^-4 M NaOH and HCl ,as weak base and weak acid solutions?

### Chemistry

When diluting a weak acid and a strong acid, why is it that the pH changes more significantly in the strong acid? (consider the equilibrium occurring) With HCl

### Chemistry

Formic acid, HCO2H, is a weak acid. Write a net ionic equation for the reaction of formic acid and aqueous potassium hydroxide.

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Lactic acid is a weak monoprotic acid. If a 0.10 M solution of it has a pH of 2.44, what is the dissociation constant (Ka) for lactic acid. I got 1.3x10^-4? Is that right?

### Chemistry 104

A 0.30M solution of a weak monoprotic acid is 0.41% ionized. what is the acid-ionization constant, Ka for this acid? Use. HA + H2O <==> H3O + A to figure out X for H3O and A

### Chemistry

Benzoic acid (C6H5COOH)is a monoprotic weak acid with Ka=6.30*10^-5. What is the pH of a solution of benzoic acid that is 0.559M and has 2.25*10^-2M NaOH added?

### Chemistry

44.70 ml of 0.100 M NaOH are required to completely neutralize 50.00 ml of a weak monoprotic acid, HA. When 34.43 ml of NaOH are added to another 50.00 ml of the acid, the pH reading was 4.80. Calculate Ka for the acid using the partial neutralization method.

### Chemistry

Is S^(2-) a conjugate base of a weak acid? Shouldn't HS^(-) be the conjugate base,as H2S is the weak acid?

### Chemistry

The Ka of a monoprotic weak acid is 2.04 × 10-3. What is the percent ionization of a 0.181 M solution of this acid?

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The Ka of a monoprotic weak acid is 3.29 × 10-3. What is the percent ionization of a 0.176 M solution of this acid?

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The Ka of a monoprotic weak acid is 8.11 x 10 ^ -3. What is the percent ionization of a 0.125M solution of this acid?

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The Ka of a monoprotic weak acid is 4.47 × 10-3. What is the percent ionization of a 0.184 M solution of this acid?

### Chemistry

A weak acid solution, HX 0.37 M, has a pH of 3.70. Calculate the acidity constant for this acid.

### AP Chemistry

A 0.00100 M solution of a weak acid HX is 6% ionized. Calculate Ka for the acid.

### Chemistry

A monoprotic acid of 0.065 M concentration has a pH of 2. 75. Is this a strong or weak acid?