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Why does aqueous matter and are we going to need to know it for the final exam?
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Some molecules like HCl remain "intact" in other states liek gas phase, but in water (aqueous), they dissociate. It's an important distinction to keep track of.
Natalie Wang 1B
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Aqueous molecules disassociate in water. Also, you should only use the concentrations of aqueous compounds when calculating the Ka or Kb.
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In addition, it's useful to know that the Arrhenius definition of acids/bases surround the idea that acids ionize in aqueous solutions to produce H+ ions while bases produce OH- ions
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