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Stronger Acid

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:27 pm
by Heidi Ibarra Castillo 1D
Why is HCl a stronger acid than HF?

Re: Stronger Acid

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:52 pm
by almaochoa2D
Cl is a large atom than F so that means the the bond length of HCl is longer than the bond length of HF so HCl has a weak bond. Since the bond is weaker HCl is more likely to donate the H+ making it a stronger acid.