Analytical Chemistry

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Polyprotic Acid-Base Equilibria

Diprotic Buffers

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Diprotic buffers involve the 3 dominant forms of a diprotic acid and its 2 KValues. 

Diprotic Buffers

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Diprotic Buffers

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Diprotic Buffers

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Monoprotic & Diprotic Buffer Calculations 

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Monoprotic & Diprotic Buffer Calculations 1

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Monoprotic & Diprotic Buffer Calculations 1

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Calculate the pH of a solution made by mixing 8.627 g of sodium butanoate in enough 0.452 M butanoic acid, HC4H7O2, to make 250.0 mL of solution. Ka = 1.5 x 10-5