## Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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# Chapter 15 - Additional Aqueous Equilibria - Conceptual Exercise 15.1 - Possible Buffers? - Page 656: a

#### Answer

A $HCl$ and $NaCl$ solution can't be a buffer.

#### Work Step by Step

1. Buffers need: - One proton donor (Acid): $HCl$ - One proton receiver (Base): Missing. Since this solution is not capable of receiving protons, it is not considered a buffer.

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