Weak Bases and Acids

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Giselle Littleton 1F
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Weak Bases and Acids

Postby Giselle Littleton 1F » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:03 am

Is there some point that the Ka and Kb values reach for an acid or base to be considered weak?

Joowon Seo 3A
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Re: Weak Bases and Acids

Postby Joowon Seo 3A » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:09 am

All weak acids or bases have ka or kb values. Strong acids are when the compounds totally dissociate, so they would have to have remarkably high k values in order to be called strong acids or bases.

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Re: Weak Bases and Acids

Postby Marni Kahn 1A » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:56 am

The higher the Kb value, the more basic a substance is. The higher the Ka value, the more acidic a substance is.


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