## 12.45 Help

Acidity $K_{a}$
Basicity $K_{b}$
The Conjugate Seesaw $K_{a}\times K_{b}=K_{w}$

Kyra LeRoy 1E
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### 12.45 Help

For question 45, the question asks about a pattern that can be drawn from the strengths. The answer says "aryl amines<ammonia<alkylamines" and "methyl<ethyl<etc." Where do these come from?

Thanks!

Christian Fulinara 3H
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### Re: 12.45 Help

I think the book was trying to expand our applications of organic molecules and how the longer the chain of an organic molecule is, the more basic of a character it has.