Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 16 - Sections 16.1-16.8 - Exercises - Conceptual Problems: 149c


Therefore, pH = pKa.

Work Step by Step

The pH formula for buffers is pH = pKa + log[base]/[acid]. From this we can intuitively figure out our relationships. In this problem, the ratio of the base to the acid is 1.
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