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What is the difference between a strong acid and a weak

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 17Q

What is the difference between a strong acid and a weak acid?

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Strong acid :

A strong acid is completely (100%) ionised. An example of a strong acid is hydrochloric acid. A strong acid has a pH of 1. hydrogen chloride (in water) hydrogen ion + chloride ion. HCl(aq) H+(aq) + Cl-(aq).

Examples of strong acids

 hydrochloric acid(HCl), hydroiodic acid (HI), hydrobromic acid (HBr), perchloric acid (HClO4), nitric acid (HNO3) and sulfuric acid (H2SO4). In aqueous solution, each of these essentially ionizes 100%. ... At equilibrium, both the acid and the conjugate base are present in solution.

Weak...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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