Answer to Question #225795 in Inorganic Chemistry for Padhiyar Hitendras

Question #225795

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Acetic acid, CH3COOH, is a typical weak acid. It is an ingredient in vinegar. a. Acetic acid partially ionizes in water. Write a balanced chemical reaction for the dissociation of acetic acid into its conjugate base and hydrogen ion. b. Write an expression for the equilibrium constant for acetic acid. c. The equilibrium concentrations are [CH3COOH] = 0.15M, [CH3COOH] = 0.15M, and [CH3COO-] = 1.63mM. What is the equilibrium constant of ionization, KA? d. Calculate the pKA of acetic acid.


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2021-08-16T02:50:12-0400

CH3COOH (aq) <—> CH3COO- (aq) + H+ (aq) 2)

Kc = [CH3COO-


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