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Conjugate Seesaw

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:41 pm
by Alexis Robles 2k
What do we need to know about Conjugate Seesaw? I am confused about this. Thanks.

Re: Conjugate Seesaw

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:06 pm
by Ariana Iranmahboub1G
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.

Re: Conjugate Seesaw

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:43 pm
by Sydney Pell 2E
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.