Polyprotic Acid Ka  [ENDORSED]

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Polyprotic Acid Ka

Postby Carlos Gonzales 1H » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:15 pm

How do we know if a certain acid has more than one Ka? Is it based solely on the available H available to donate?

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Re: Polyprotic Acid Ka

Postby Gurpreet Khamba 1J » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:22 am

Yes. Acids have as many Ka values as the H that it has.

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Re: Polyprotic Acid Ka

Postby Emma Miltenberger 2I » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:02 pm

Dr. Lavelle said in class today that we do not need to know polyprotic acids so you can omit problems 12.79 and 12.81 in the textbook.

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Re: Polyprotic Acid Ka  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:52 pm

Correct, in class today I said that we are not covering polyprotic acid/base calculations, and therefore omit problems 12.79 and 12.81 in the textbook.

We have, of course, covered polyprotic acids (H2SO4, etc.).


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