Conjugate Seesaw

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Conjugate Seesaw

Postby Alexis Robles 2k » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:41 pm

What do we need to know about Conjugate Seesaw? I am confused about this. Thanks.

Ariana Iranmahboub1G
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Re: Conjugate Seesaw

Postby Ariana Iranmahboub1G » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:06 pm

It's important to know that the stronger the acid, the weaker its conjugate base. Also, the stronger the base, the weaker its conjugate acid.

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Re: Conjugate Seesaw

Postby Sydney Pell 2E » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:43 pm

The most important part of the conjugate seesaw is that the strength of an acid determines the strength of its conjugate base. A stronger acid will have a weaker conjugate base, and a weak acid will have a strong conjugate base. The same applies to bases and their conjugate acids. A strong base will produce a weak conjugate acid and vice versa.

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