Strong Acids

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Strong Acids

Postby Tai Metzger 3K » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:04 pm

What are the strong acids and why are they so much better at donating protons than other molecules?

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Re: Strong Acids

Postby ThomasNguyen_Dis1H » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:06 pm

Strong acids are acids that completely dissociate to completion (100%). These acids include HCl, HBr, HI, HNO3, H2SO4, and HClO4. They are strong acids because the have weak bonds and are able to dissociate completely which allows them to donate a proton.

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Re: Strong Acids

Postby KDang_1D » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:22 pm

Why do the halogens form the strong acids? Why would they have the weakest bonds if they have the smallest atomic radius in each period?

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Re: Strong Acids

Postby Sydney Pell 2E » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:25 pm

Strong acids are able to completely dissociate in a solution to donate their protons. Most strong acids are inorganic.

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