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Why is formic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:30 pm
by Julia Mazzucato 4D
I thought because acetic acid has more electronegative atoms in its compound it was the stronger acid. Why is formic acid stronger?

Re: Why is formic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:31 pm
by Julia Mazzucato 4D
PS. this is from 6C.21