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 712: 15.68


Hydrogen Selenimide is a stronger acid than hydrogen sulfide. Hydrogen sulfide is a stronger acid than water

Work Step by Step

It should be noticed that the main difference between these three acids is their atomic radius. A larger atomic radius causes less attraction because of increased shielding, which allows for more disassociation, which increases acidity.
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