Hydrofluoric Acid

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Ray Guo 4C
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Hydrofluoric Acid

Postby Ray Guo 4C » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:52 pm

Is hydrofluoric acid a strong acid?

Christopher Tran 1J
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Re: Hydrofluoric Acid

Postby Christopher Tran 1J » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:25 pm

HF is a weak acid due to the high electronegativity difference between hydrogen and fluorine, making it harder for HF to give up an H+ and dissociate.

Casandra
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Re: Hydrofluoric Acid

Postby Casandra » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:26 pm

HF, hydrofluoric acid is a weak acid.

Irene Zhou 1E
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Re: Hydrofluoric Acid

Postby Irene Zhou 1E » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:21 pm

Hydrofluoric acid is a weak acid because it does not completely dissociate in water.


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