How do you calculate the molarities of #CH_3COOH# and #CH_3COO^-# in buffer solution?

1 Answer
Feb 5, 2017

Answer:

#pH=pK_a+log_10{[[AcO^-]]/[[HOAc]]}#

Explanation:

Well, you need starting concentrations of acetic acid and acetate, and also the #pK_a# of #"acetic acid"#, which is #4.76#. See here for the derivation of this formula.