Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises - Page 717: 16.23a


HBr is the stronger acid.

Work Step by Step

Since $HBr$ completely dissociates in aqueous solution and $HBrO$ doesn't , $HBr$ will be the stronger acid. *$HBr$ is one of the common strong acids. $K_a (HBrO) = 2.8 \times 10^{-9}$ $K_a(HBr) \approx 10^9$
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