Determining the pKa of an acid.
For a weak electrolyte that ionizes as:
HX --> H+ + X-
construct a buffer with a ratio of 5 moles of HX/2.1 moles X-. The reaction is maintained at pH = 8.7. What is the pKa of the acid?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/biology/biological-chemistry/determining-the-pka-of-an-acid-3b7