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How do I know whether I am supposed to use the Ka or the Kb?

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:04 pm
by Chem_Mod
How do I know whether I am supposed to use the Ka or the Kb?

Re: How do I know whether I am supposed to use the Ka or the

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:05 pm
by Chem_Mod
If you have a weak base in soln then use Kb. If a weak acid then use Ka. Remember you can always convert Ka to Kb and Kb to Ka. Ka x Kb = 10^-14