Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

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AGaeta_2C
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Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby AGaeta_2C » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:13 pm

What's the most important difference between weak acids and bases vs strong acids and bases as it pertains to this class?

Julieta Serobyan4D
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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby Julieta Serobyan4D » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:14 pm

AGaeta_4E wrote:What's the most important difference between weak acids and bases vs strong acids and bases as it pertains to this class?

Strong acids are fully ionized and have higher concentration of hydrogen ions!

Nicholas Chin 1G
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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby Nicholas Chin 1G » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:14 pm

Weak acids and bases will not fully dissociate when in an aqueous solution, strong acids and bases will.

Michelle Shin 4B
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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby Michelle Shin 4B » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:15 pm

Strong acids and bases completely ionize while weak acids and bases only partially ionize. Strong acids produce many H+ ions and strong bases produce many OH- ions.

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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby Rosa Munoz 2E » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:27 pm

Strong acids will have complete deprotonation and strong bases will go through complete protonation.

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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby 504939134 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:56 pm

Strong acids and bases will fully ionize and disassociate while weak acids and bases will not fully ionize. Strong acids will produce more photons in solutions than weak acids.

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Re: Difference between weak acids/bases and strong acids/bases

Postby Shail Avasthi 2C » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:31 am

Strong acids fully ionize (i.e. dissociate into products), while weak acids only partially dissociate and require equilibrium calculations to determine concentrations etc.


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