Chemistry: Atoms First (2nd Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1305079248
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-924-3

Chapter 13 - Exercises - Page 575b: 35


Perchloric acid: $HClO_4(aq) + H_2O(l) -- \gt Cl{O_4}^-(aq) + H_3O^+(aq)$ Propanoic acid: $CH_3CH_2CO_2H(aq) + H_2O(l) \lt -- \gt CH_3CH_2C{O_2}^-(aq) + H_3O^+(aq)$

Work Step by Step

In a dissociation of an acid in water, the acid donates a $H^+$ to the $H_2O$ molecule, producing its conjugate base and hydronium ion $(H_3O^+)$.
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