Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

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Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

Postby Arman M 1A » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:38 pm

How do you differentiate strong acids and bases from weak acids and bases?

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Re: Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:43 pm

Strong acids and bases are defined as those which dissociate 100% in solution. Identifying an acid as strong or weak is memorization. There is a list of strong acids and bases in the textbook.

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Re: Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

Postby Sarah Zhao 4C » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:10 pm

Strong acids you will just need to memorize. Strong bases on the other hand is metal hydroxide where the metal is from the alkaline metals (Group 1) or alkaline earth metals (Group 2)

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