## Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 16 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: The Chemistry of Acids and Bases - Study Questions - Page 629c: 41

#### Answer

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#### Work Step by Step

a) Net ionic reaction: $CH_3CO_2H+HPO_4^{2-}\leftrightarrow H_2PO_4^-+CH_3CO_2^-$ b) acetic acid is a stronger acid than $H_2PO_4^-$, so the equilibrium lies to the right.

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