Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 15 - Acids and Bases - Questions & Problems - Page 710: 15.27


The strength of an acid measures the capacity of ionization (in a solution) an acid has.

Work Step by Step

- With the ionization, the acid is able to donate protons to the solution. - Stronger acids have a higher capacity of ionizating in water. - The acids can be divided by 2 categories: Strong acid: Completely ionizates in a solution. Weak acid: Doesn't completely ionize in a solution.
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