Strong Acids

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Jasleen Kahlon
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Strong Acids

Postby Jasleen Kahlon » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:35 am

How can a strong acid be identified from looking at a chemical equation? Is there a way to tell, or do they have to just be memorized?

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Re: Strong Acids

Postby jisulee1C » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:25 am

There are common strong acids and bases. For acids there is HClO4 , HCl, HBr, HI, HNO3, and H2SO4 although there is the pattern of halogens forming strong acid because they easily dissociate it's better to memorize the more common strong acids and bases.

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Re: Strong Acids

Postby Giselle Littleton 1F » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:23 am

Strong acids also have large Ka values and small pKa values.

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