Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 15 - Additional Aqueous Equilibria - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 693a: 26c


$0.10mol$ $HCl$ wouldn't form a buffer with 1L of $0.20M$ $ CH_3COOH$.

Work Step by Step

- A buffer needs: 1. An acid, so it can neutralyze added bases: $CH_3COOH$. 2. A base, so it can neutralyze added acids: Missing. Therefore, $HCl$ and $CH_3COOH$ (Two acids), are not capable of making a buffer.
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