Weak Acids & Bases

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Selena Yu 1H
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Weak Acids & Bases

Postby Selena Yu 1H » Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:38 pm

What are some examples of weak acids and bases?

JinwooLee_1F
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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby JinwooLee_1F » Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:53 pm

Weak acids and bases are the molecules that do not readily give off or accept protons, for example CH3CH3 or NH3 are weak acids, and I- and HSO4 are weak bases.

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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby RasikaObla_4I » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:09 pm

Some examples of a weak base are ammonia (NH3) and methylamine (CH3NH2) and examples are a weak acid are carbonic acid (H2CO3) and vinegar (C2H4O2).

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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby Amanda Mei 1B » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:10 pm

Weak Acids:
Acetic acid (CH3COOH), carbonic acid (H2CO3), hydrofluoric acid (HF), hydrocyanic acid (HCN), phosphoric acid (H3PO4)

Weak Bases:
Ammonia (NH3), methylamine (CH3NH2), diethylamine ((CH3CH2)2NH)

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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby Zoya Mulji 1K » Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:51 pm

Benzoic acid is also a weak acid and you can remember this because the COOH in benzoic acid is often found in biological molecules and organic acids tend to be weaker.

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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby Bryce Barbee » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:21 pm

Weak acids means that the there is not a full dissociation of H+ in water.

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Re: Weak Acids & Bases

Postby Ziyan Wang 3J » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:28 am

Organic acids and bases are usually weak.


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