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In the laboratory, a general chemistry student measured the pH of a 0.529 M aqueous solution of acetic acid to be 2.524.

Use the information she obtained to determine the Ka for this acid.

Ka(experiment) =

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Step 1

The value of dissociation constant can be determined as:

Ka = c α2

Where, c is concentration of solution

α  is degree of dissociation

Step 2

Given information are:

C = 0. 529 M

pH = 2.524

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Step 3

Degree of dissociation can be determined as:

pH = c α = 2.5...

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