Answer to Question #193217 in Biochemistry for CLEMENT AGBESI

Question #193217

Calculate the salt to acid ratio ([Aˉ]/[HA]) of a solution of an amino acid at pH 2 and 

pKa of 8.95


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2021-05-16T20:01:02-0400

"pH=pKa+log\\frac{[A^-]}{[HA]}"


"2=8.95+log\\frac{[A^-}{[HA]}"


"-6.95=log\\frac{[A^-]}{[HA]}"


"log\\frac{[A_]}{[HA]}=10^{-6.95}"


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