Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 16 - Questions and Problems - Page 771: 16.36


(b) and (c) are true.

Work Step by Step

(a) For a pure acid solution, $[A^-] = [H_3O^+]$*, so this statement is false. (b) -log(1.0) = 0 : True. (c) In a strong acid solution: $[HA]_{initial} = [H_3O^+]$, so this is true. (d) After putting a strong acid in water, it completely dissociates, so there is no $[HA]$.
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