COURSE READER PAGE 155

Acidity
Basicity
The Conjugate Seesaw

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COURSE READER PAGE 155

Postby Tara 1F » Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:31 pm

Why does it become more acidic with more oxygen?

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Re: COURSE READER PAGE 155

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:22 pm

Because the oxygen atoms are electron withdrawing (higher electronegativity) and therefore stabilize the anion.


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