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Transcription of this question: Benzoic acid, C6H5COOH, is another derivative of benzene.(a) Draw the structure of the conjugate base of benzoic acid showing all the atoms and allthe bonds.0)The pH of an aqueous solution of benzoic acid at 298K is 2.95. Determine theconcentration of hydroxide ions in the solution, using section 2 of the data booklet.(ii)Formulate the equation for the complete combustion of benzoic acid in oxygenusing only integer coefficients.(c)Suggest how benzoic acid, Mr = 122.13, forms an apparent dimer, Mr = 244.26, whendissolved in a non-polar solvent such as hexane.