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Is trichloroacetic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:41 pm
by tonyhu
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Re: Is trichloroacetic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:06 am
by SnehinRajkumar1L
Trichloroacetic acid is stronger. The Cls bonded to the molecule in place of the hydrogen has a greater electron-withdrawing power contributing to anion stability when it loses the proton.