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Strong vs Weak Acids and Bases

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:17 pm
by Semi Yoon
How can you tell if an acid or base is strong or weak?

Re: Strong vs Weak Acids and Bases

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:22 pm
by mahika_nayak_3L
Strong acids completely dissociate in solution. Strong acids usually include alkali metal oxides and hydroxides and alkaline metals oxides and hydroxides. For oxoacids, it should have more oxygens attached to the central atom, a more electronegative central atom, and a more stable conjugate base.

Re: Strong vs Weak Acids and Bases

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:38 pm
by MadelineHlobik
A strong acid will completely deprotonate in water, whereas a strong base will completely protonate in water