PH problem

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gsingh2011
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The problem is:
Calculate the pH of a solution created by mixing 200.0 mL of .400 M acetic acid and 200.0 mL of 1.00 M sodium acetate.

I got 2.02 for the pH, but according to other people in my class that's the wrong answer. Could someone explain how to do this? I used the Initial, Change, Equilibrium tables, if anyone knows how to do that..
 

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sjb-2812
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Can you go through your entire working? Perhaps look into the Henderson Hasselbalch equation or similar?
 

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