Ka and Kb able to tell acid/base weak or strong?

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Ka and Kb able to tell acid/base weak or strong?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:10 pm

For the section on weak acids and bases, if only Ka or Kb are given, is there a way to tell whether the acid/base will be weak or strong?

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Re: Ka and Kb able to tell acid/base weak or strong?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:11 pm

Really strong acid/base has a Ka/Kb larger than 1. Although I would consider a strong acid/base with a Ka/Kb larger than 10^-3.


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