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The strength of an acid is based upon its ability to lose hydrogen ions (ionize) when dissolved in water. Inorganic compounds lose hydrogens ions much more easily than organic, making them considered stronger.
Elizabeth Johnson 1I wrote:Giselle Littleton 3K wrote:Inorganic compounds are more likely to completely deprotonate.
can someone define what deprotonate means?
Deprotonate is essentially just losing a proton, you can also think of this as losing a hydrogen+. (hydrogen has one proton)
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