## example problem for Ka and Kb [ENDORSED]

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

Stephanie tran 1J
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### example problem for Ka and Kb

If you're given the value for pKa, but the compound you're given is a base, then how do you find Kb?

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### Re: example problem for Ka and Kb  [ENDORSED]

You can first find pKa by doing 14 - pKb and then you can convert pKa into Ka, which is what you would then use to solve equilibria problems for the acid.