Please read the experiment attached and answer those 11 questions:
What is the best way to prepare a buffer solution?
How do strong acids behave when in buffer solutions? How do strong bases behave in the same solutions?
What is the relationship between a buffer solution and the pKa of the associated weak acid?
What are the conditions that must be accounted for in order to determine if a buffer solution is effective?
What is the relationship between the buffer region of a titration curve and the pKa of the weak acid?
What techniques are needed to obtain a titration curve for a weak-acid/strong base titration?
What is the relationship between the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation and the buffer region of a titration curve?
What kind of data will be collected to determine the titration curves of the buffer systems in this lab exercise?
What makes an effective buffer? an ineffective buffer?
Describe the common ion effect. What is the significance of the common ion effect in making a suitable buffer?
What special safety precautions do you need to be aware of for this experiment?