6C. 21

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Doris Cho 1D
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6C. 21

Postby Doris Cho 1D » Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:57 pm

Suggest an explanation for the different strengths of (a) acetic acid and trichloroacetic acid; (b) acetic acid and formic acid.

can someone explain what you should think about when answering this?

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Re: 6C. 21

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:17 pm

Go over your notes on what makes an acid strong vs weak, ie bond length, electron-withdrawing species present

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