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Calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.245M benzoic acid and 0.130M sodium benzoate, a salt whose anion is the conjugate base of benzoic acid.
 
Express the pH to at least two decimal places.
 

 

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The solution of benzoic acid and sodium benzoate forms an acidic buffer solution which consists of a weak acid (Benzoic acid) and a salt of weak acid and strong base (Sodium benzoate). The pH of such a solution can be expressed as follows-...

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