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Since there are so many more weak acid/bases than there are strong ones, I would suggest memorizing the strong ones instead. Last quarter, Lavelle gave us a run through of how you can easily identify the strong acids. Additionally, most likely the question will at least give you a Kb or a Ka, and from there you can identify if it is strong or weak .
It will be better if you memorize the common strong acids and bases (and I think that we are supposed to do so), then the rest will usually be weak acids. Some common weak acids are those organic acids like HCOOH, CH3COOH, HNO2; and examples of weak bases are NH3 and amines
I was informed that we should just memorize the strong acids and bases, and there are seven common strong acids and eight strong bases, which can be found here: http://www.austincc.edu/chemlab/strongacidbase. If they are anything other than these acids/bases, then we can assume the acid/base is weak and does not dissociate completely.
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