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Theory of acids and bases

pH of acids

Exercise 12

    

 

Explain the relation between $K_a$ and the strength of a weak acid !

a) The greater $K_a$ is , the stronger is the acid b) The greater $K_a$ is, the weaker is the acid c) the strength of an acid does not depend upon $K_a$ d) $K_a$ is a constant for all acids

The correct answer is: a) The greater $K_a$ is , the stronger is the acid