Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set
Problem 6 Tutorial: Equilibrium constant for ionization of acetic acid
The equation for the chemical reaction in this problem describes the ionization of acetic acid. Acetic acid (CH3COOH) can ionize to the acetate (CH3COO-) and hydrogen (H+) ions.
The ionization of acetic acid
This is a non-spontaneous reaction beginning with acetic acid.
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