Pka and Acidty

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Katelyn Pham 4E
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Pka and Acidty

Postby Katelyn Pham 4E » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:18 pm

If Ka<10^-3, then it's a weak acid. So does this mean that the larger the pKa, the weaker the acid?

Helen Zhao 1F
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Re: Pka and Acidty

Postby Helen Zhao 1F » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:46 pm

The larger the pKa the weaker the acid.

Tarika Gujral 1K
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Re: Pka and Acidty

Postby Tarika Gujral 1K » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:32 pm

Small Ka = high pKa = weak acid
Big Ka = low pKa = strong acid


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