Problem: The pKa of acetic acid, CH3COOH, is 4.76. What is the value of the equilibrium constant Keq, for the following equilibrium? The concentration of water in a dilute aqueous solution is 55 M.CH3COOH + H2O ⇌ H3O+ + CH3COO-

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The pKa of acetic acid, CH3COOH, is 4.76. What is the value of the equilibrium constant Keq, for the following equilibrium? The concentration of water in a dilute aqueous solution is 55 M.

CH3COOH + H2O ⇌ H3O+ + CH3COO-

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