Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Questions for Review and Thought - General Questions - Page 652e: 93a


$HCl$ is a strong acid.

Work Step by Step

- $HCl$ is on the list of common strong acids: $HBr, HI, HCl, HClO_4, HClO_3, H_2SO_4$ and $HNO_3.$ - You can also analyze the table $14.2$ (Page 624), and see that, the $K_a$ value for $HCl$ is a large value, therefore, it is a strong acid.
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