pKa1 solutions manual

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pKa1 solutions manual

Postby Jordan_Wesson_2J » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:30 pm

What is the significance of the 1 after pKa in the solution manual like in question 6C.3 7th addition?

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Re: pKa1 solutions manual

Postby Venya Vaddi 1L » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:35 pm

For acids that are polyprotic, there is a different pKa value each time the acid loses an H+. pKa1 just denotes the pKa value for the first H+ ion the acid loses and is used to distinguish it from its other subsequent pKa values.

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