Chemistry (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Questions and Problems - Page 824: 17.4


$HA$ is the stronger acid.

Work Step by Step

- The stronger the acid, the lower its $pK_a$: Since $5.9(HA) < 8.1(HB)$: $HA$ is stronger than $HB$;
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