Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - Exercises - Page 771: 45


a. $F^-$ b. $N{O_2}^-$ c. $ClO^-$

Work Step by Step

The stronger the acid, the weaker the conjugate base. Therefore, the base with the weaker conjugate acid will be the stronger one. - Determine the weaker conjugate acid. a. HF is weaker than HCl; b. $HNO_2$ is weaker than $HNO_3$ c. HClO is weaker than HF
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