Bronsted Acids Clarification

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Helen_Lee_1L
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Bronsted Acids Clarification

Postby Helen_Lee_1L » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:40 pm

Why are all molecules that have a carboxyl group (COOH) weak acids?

Nerissa_Low_2F
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Re: Bronsted Acids Clarification

Postby Nerissa_Low_2F » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:35 pm

I think it's because they don't disassociate completely in water, so there are still a substantial number of disassociated molecules with the carboxyl group in the solution.


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