General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 16 - Acids and Bases - Exercises - Bronsted-Lowry Theory of Acids and Bases - Page 738: 7


(a) Forward (b) Reverse (c) Reverse

Work Step by Step

1. Identify the acids. ** You can do the same steps comparing the bases. (a) $NH_4^+$ and $H_2O$ (b) $HSO_4^-$ and $HNO_3$ (c) $CH_3OH$ and $CH_3COOH$ 2. Using the table 16.1 (Find it on page 703), determine which acid is stronger. (a) $NH_4^+$ (b) $HNO_3$ (c) $CH_3COOH$ 3. The direction favored is the one where the stronger acid is the reactant. (a) Forward (b) Reverse (c) Reverse
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