Why is formic acid stronger than acetic acid?

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Julia Mazzucato 4D
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Why is formic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Postby Julia Mazzucato 4D » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:30 pm

I thought because acetic acid has more electronegative atoms in its compound it was the stronger acid. Why is formic acid stronger?

Julia Mazzucato 4D
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Re: Why is formic acid stronger than acetic acid?

Postby Julia Mazzucato 4D » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:31 pm

PS. this is from 6C.21


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