Problem: Which of the following statements regarding acids and bases is/are correct?I For an acid and its conjugate base, pKa + pKb = 10-14II An Arrhenius base will increase the OH concentration in waterIII The pH of a 2 M aqueous solution of CsClO4 will be slightly greater than 7A. All statements are correctB. Only statements I and II are correctC. Only statement I is correctD. Only statement II is correctE. None of the statements is correct

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I For an acid and its conjugate base, pKa + pKb = 10-14

• For an acid and its conjugate base:

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Which of the following statements regarding acids and bases is/are correct?

I For an acid and its conjugate base, pKa + pKb = 10-14

II An Arrhenius base will increase the OH concentration in water

III The pH of a 2 M aqueous solution of CsClO4 will be slightly greater than 7

A. All statements are correct

B. Only statements I and II are correct

C. Only statement I is correct

D. Only statement II is correct

E. None of the statements is correct

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