Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
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Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises - Page 715: 16.2b


X$^-$ is the stronger base.

Work Step by Step

The conjugate base of a weak acid is a weak base. The conjugate base of a strong acid has negligible basicity. Since HX is the weaker acid, X$^-$ will be the stronger base.
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