Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises - Page 720: 16.91a


This statement is true.

Work Step by Step

When comparing the acidity of binary acids with elements from the same row, the principal factor related to the bondstrength is the electronegativity**, because, more electronegative atoms: more bond polarity, the acid is stronger. ** Which, normally, increases from the left to the right of the periodic table.
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