pkA and kA

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pkA and kA

Postby Savannah Mance 4G » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:29 pm

how are pkA and kA related and how do they relate to how strong an acid is?

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Re: pkA and kA

Postby Mashkinadze_1D » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:29 pm

The pKa is the -log of the Ka value. The larger the Ka the stronger an acid, and therefore the lower its pKa.


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