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Adam Vuilleumier 4E wrote:Just know that pOH is the -log[OH-] and a low pOH means that the solution is more basic. While we're on this topic, does anyone know why a low pKA means that it is a stronger acid?
The higher the pKA value, the more tight the proton is held. Since one of the properties of a strong acid is its ability to lose a proton, the lower pKA value leads to stronger acidity. Also, a low pKA value means there is a high KA value, which also leads to stronger acidity.
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