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Difference Between Ka and Kb

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:27 pm
by kevinav
What is the difference between Ka and Kb? How would you find the Kb of an equation where an acid is ionized?

Re: Difference Between Ka and Kb

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:51 pm
by Iris Bai 2K
Ka is the equilibrium constant for acids, and Ka is the equilibrium constant for bases. For an acid that is ionized, you would fine Ka, not Kb.

Re: Difference Between Ka and Kb

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:40 pm
by Henry Dudley 1G
Iris Bai 1E wrote:Ka is the equilibrium constant for acids, and Ka is the equilibrium constant for bases. For an acid that is ionized, you would fine Ka, not Kb.


How would you find Ka?