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 711: 15.33


(a) Strong (b) Weak (c) Strong (d) Weak (e) Weak (f) Weak (g) Strong (h) Weak (i) Weak

Work Step by Step

There are only a few strong acids: $HI, HBr, HClO_4, HCl, HClO_3, H_2SO_4$ and $HNO_3$. This can only be determined experimentally, therefore, there is no rule; you will need to know each of them. Any acid that doesn't belong to this list is a weak acid.
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