How is the pH of a strong acid compared to a weak acid of the same concentration?

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    Which acid-base chemical reaction is irreversible?(1 point) strong acid added to water water on its own weak base added to water weak acid added to water Hydrochloric acid is a strong acid. Acetic acid is a weak acid. Which statement about hydrochloric

  2. chemistry

    Strong base is dissolved in 665 mL of 0.400 M weak acid (Ka = 3.69 × 10-5) to make a buffer with a pH of 3.94. Assume that the volume remains constant when the base is added. HA(aq) + OH-(aq) -> H2O(l) + A-(aq) Calculate the pKa value of the acid and

  3. Chemistry

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  4. chemistry

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  5. CHEMISTRY

    HOW CAN U TELL IF HNO3 +KNO3 IS A BUFFER SOLUTION A buffer solution must contain a weak acid and its conjugate base OR a weak base and its conjugate acid. HNO3 is a strong base and KNO3 is the salt of a strong base (KOH) and a strong acid (HNO3);

  6. chemistry

    A. Strong Base 1.) What is the concentration of a solution of KOH for which the pH is 11.89? 2.) What is the pH of a 0.011M solution of Ca(OH)2? B. Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH

  7. Chemistry

    Strong base is dissolved in 675 ml of 0.200 m weak acid (ka=3.25x10^-5) to make a buffer with a ph of 3.95. Assume that the volume remains constant when the base is added. HA + OH ---> H2O + A^- calculate the pka value of the acid and determine the number

  8. Chm 2

    The question asks, Consider the following weak acids and their Ka values Acetic acid Ka = 1.8x10^-5 Phosphoric acid Ka = 7.5x10^-3 Hypochlorous acid Ka = 3.5x10^-8 What weak acid-conjugate base buffer system from the acids listed is the best chouce to

  9. Chemistry

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  10. chemistry

    Lactic acid is a weak acid with the formula , HCH3H5O3, the Ka for lactic acid is 1.38 x 10-4. In aqueous solution, lactic acid partially dissociates according to the following reaction: HCH3H5O3 ⇔ CH3H5O3- + H+ Use the Ka equation to calculate the pH of

  11. Chemistry

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  12. Chemistry

    The pH of a weak monoprotic acid, HA, is 4.55. It took 39.22 ml of 0.2334 M NaOH to titrate 25.00 ml of the acid. a. Write an equation for the above reaction. b. Calculate the molarity of the weak acid c. Write the equilibrium equation. Construct a table

  13. Chemistry

    1. As the strength of a weak acid increases, the proportion of ions to molescules increases or decreases? ... I think that it will increase. Is this right? 2. As the as the concentration of a weak acid increases, the pH... decreases? Is decreases correct?

  14. chemistry

    do we have buffering region and ph=pka in any of these conditions: strong base vs strong acid strong base vs weak acid weak base vs strong acid weak base vs weak acid

  15. AP Chemistry

    Rank these compounds in order of increasing hyroxide ion concentration: weak base, weak acid, strong base, strong acid.

  16. Chemistry

    A substance of Ka of 1 x 10^–5 would be classified as a ____. A.strong acid B.weak acid C.strong base D.weak base I think it is B...?

  17. chemistry

    Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH of 0.100M solution of weak monoprotic acid HA is 2.85. What is the Ka of the acid?

  18. Chemistry

    If an equal number of moles of the weak acid HOCN and the strong base KOH are added to water, the resulting solution will be acidic, basic or neutral? There is a complicated answer and a sensible answer. Both arrive at the same answer. But here is the

  19. Chemistry-Dr Bob help!!

    0.100 M solution of a weak acid, HX, is known to be 15% ionized. The weak acid has a molar mass of 72 g/mol. 1. What is Ka for the weak acid? 2. What is the pH of the buffer prepared by adding 10.0 g of the sodium salt of the acid (NaX) to 100.0 mL of

  20. Chemistry - Buffers

    A buffer is formed by adding 500mL of .20 M HC2H3O2 to 500 mL of .10 M NaC2H3O2. What would be the maximum amount of HCl that could be added to this solution without exceeding the capacity of the buffer? A. .01 mol B. .05 mol C. .10 mol D. .15 mol E. .20

  21. Chemistry

    Which of the following result in buffered solutions when equal volumes of the two solutions are mixed? a.) .1 M HCl and .1 M NH4Cl b) .1 M HCl and .1 M NH3 c.) .2 HCl and .1 M NH3 d.) .1 M HCl and .2 M NH3 By def. I know that a buffed solution is made from

  22. chemistry

    Can you tell if I'm correct. Which combination in titration has ph=pka and buffer region strong acid-strong base- no to both strong acid-weak base- yes to both weak acid-strong base- yes to both weak acid-weak base- I'm not sure about this one. Can anyone

  23. chemistry- check!

    1. A pure salt solution can be any of the following except a. basic b. buffered *** c. alkaline c. acidic 2. You can make a buffer with all the following except a. weak acid + conjugate base b. weak base + salt of weak base c. strong acid + salt of strong

  24. Chemistry

    why is a weak acid weak base titration different from strong acid strong base/ weak acid strong base/strong acid weak base?

  25. Chemistry

    i. Which of the following solutions has the lowest pH (more acidic). Explain you answers. a. a 0.1 M solution of a strong acid or a 0.1 M solution of a weak acid. b. a 0.1 M solution of an acid with Ka=2×10-3 or one with Ka=8×10-6 c. a 0.1 M solutions of

  26. Acid-Base chem

    Which of the following would for a buffer if added to 250.0 mL of .150 M SnF2? a).100 mol HCl b).060 mol HCl c).040 mol HCl d).040 mol NaOH e).040 mol HF I figured I could find out the pH of the solution with HCl/NaOH/HF added, and then find the pH when

  27. chemistry

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  28. chemistry (buffers)

    How can weak acid nitrous acid HNO2 form a buffer solution with equal concentrations and volumes with weak base NH3? I thought that buffer solutions only occured between weak acids and strong bases or vice versa. The example above as two weak soltuions.

  29. chemistry

    #1)hydrochloric acid is a relatively strong acid . imagine that HCl is added to a buffer solution containing the weak acid phosphoric acid and a salt a)will HCl react with weak acid (H3PO4), or will it react with the salt (Na2HPO4)? b)one product of this

  30. Chemistry

    A buffer is prepared by mixing 110. mL of 0.442 M HCl and 0.545 L of 0.400 M sodium acetate. How many grams of KOH must be added to 0.500 L of the buffer to change the pH by 0.10 units? The pH I have calculated to be 5.28. What do I to figure this out? I

  31. chemistry 12

    The pH of a certain acid having a concentration of 0.20M was measured. The pH was 2.50. Was this a strong acid or weak acid?

  32. Chemistry

    What are the general equations for reaction of 1. Strong acid and weak base 2. Strong base and weak acid?

  33. Chemistry

    Part A: Unknown Acid use 1gram and mix with 120 mL of distilled water Determine the concentration of the acid by titrating with 0.0998 M of NaOH Concentration of NaOH= 0.0998M Volume of NaOH= 3.5 mL # moles of NaOH= Initial Concentration of Weak Acid- Show

  34. chem

    Can someone please help me by explaining and correcting me? 1) A 0.057M solution of a weak acid has a pH of 4.93. Determine the ionization constant, Ka, of the acid. a) 2.1 x 10^-4 b) 2.4 x 10^-9 c) 4.1 x 10^-8 d) 2.8 x 10^-7 e) 1.4 x 10^-10 -- To be

  35. Chemistry

    Salt of a Strong Base and a Weak Acid. pH of Solution. Calculate the pH of a 5.90×10-1 M aqueous solution of sodium nitrite (NaNO2). (For nitrous acid, HNO2, Ka = 4.00×10-4).

  36. Chemistry

    Ammonia (NH3) is a weak base with a Kb= 1.8 X 10^-5 and hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a strong acid. What is the pH of a mixture made by adding 6.61 grams of NH4Cl to a 412 ml of a 0.180M solution of NH3?

  37. Chem+ASAP+2 fill in the blank questions+ASAP!!!

    PLease check this. They are fill in the blank and I just need to know if they are right. Thanks! 9. Compared to a strong acid-strong base titration curve, a weak acid-strong base titration curve has a (higher, lower) __higher___ initial pH value. 10.

  38. Chemistry

    Determine if the ffg are strong, weak, nonelectrolytes: Sulfuric acid - strong? Potassium hydroxide - strong? Carbonic acid - strong? Propyl amine - weak? Potassium iodide -weak? Ethanol - strong ? Glucose - nonelectrolyte? am i right?

  39. Chemistry

    Classify the following as: Weak or strong acid, weak or strong base, salt (from weak/strong acid and base). If appropriate, split the formula into its component ions. HNO3 So far, all I have is: HNO3 + H2O -> NO3^- + H3O^+ And I know HNO3 is a strong acid.

  40. chem

    What is the difference between a weak acid and a dilute acid: a strong acid and a concentrated acid? Give an example of each

  41. acids,bases and salts

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  42. chemistry

    hello, I can't seem to solve this question. i tried to look up someone else who may have asked this question. I found this girl named Sara,but her answer didn't really help me much because it did not answer the question. What is the pH when enough 0.10 M

  43. Honors Chemistry

    I need someone to check these questions. I know its a lot of questions. 2NH3 + Ag+ Ag(NH3)2+ a. What is the Lewis acid in this equation? [Ag+] b. What is the Lewis base in this equation? [NH3] Given H2SO4 is sulfuric acid, HNO3 is nitric acid, and H3PO4 is

  44. chemisty

    0.100 M solution of a weak acid, HX, is known to be 15% ionized. The weak acid has a molar mass of 72 g/mol. 1. What is Ka for the weak acid? 2. What is the pH of the buffer prepared by adding 10.0 g of the sodium salt of the acid (NaX) to 100.0 mL of

  45. CHEMISTRY

    How can we determine the equivalence point ( or end point ) in the curves in titration ( strong acid/weak base and weak acid/strong base )

  46. chemistry

    hello, I can't seem to solve this question. i tried to look up someone else who may have asked this question. I found this girl named Sara,but her answer didn't really help me much because it did not answer the question. What is the pH when enough 0.10 M

  47. Chemistry

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  48. m.e.i.pampore

    if we tritrate weak acid(oxalic acid)with strong base(naoh).which indicator is used and why

  49. chemistry

    Weak Acid 1.) The pH of a 0.060M weak monoprotic acid HA is 3.44. Calculate the Ka of the acid. 2.) The pH of 0.100M solution of weak monoprotic acid HA is 2.85. What is the Ka of the acid?

  50. Chemistry

    I have a compound (mx) weak acid (x- = Hx) mx in 5M strong acid solution solubility = 5x10(-3) Ksp = 1x10(-20) Find Ka... I need to know where to start

  51. Chemistry (A level)

    I was given a Chemistry question on the titration of a strong base being added to a weak acid. The question was: "Calculate the pH in a titration when 10.0cm^3 of a 0.10moldm^-3 solution of NaOH is added to a 10.0cm^3 of 0.25moldm^-3 solution of ethanioc

  52. Chem

    What is the pH of the resulting solution if 30.00 mL of 0.100M acetic acid is added to 10.00mL of 0.100 M NaOH? For acetic acid, Ka=0.000018. I know that NaOH is a strong base and acetic acid is a weak acid. What is the equation: C6H5COOH+NaOH C6H5COOH

  53. Chemistry

    When will a salt produce a neutral solution? 1-if it contains the conjugate base of a strong acid 2-if it contains the conjugate base of a weak acid 3-if it contains the conjugate acid of a weak base

  54. Chemistry

    The pH of an 0.0870 M solution of weak acid A is 2.20. The pH of an 0.0830 M solution of weak acid B is 4.07. The pH of an 0.0890 M solution of weak acid C is 5.13. Identify the three acids from among those listed below (the Ka values are listed in

  55. chemistry

    2- A 0.310 M solution of a weak acid, HX, has a pH of 2.53 a. Find the [H+] and the percent ionization of nitrous acid in this solution. b. Write the equilibrium expression and calculate the value of Ka for the weak acid. c. Calculate the pH of the

  56. Chemistry

    A 0.108 M sample of a weak acid is 4.16% ionized in solution. what is the hydroxide concentration of this solution? I know that i set up an ice table. The equation would be weak acid + H20 goes to OH + the acid. What do i do with the 4.16 %? How does that

  57. CHEMISTRY HELP PLEASEEEE

    Sulfuric acid is a diprotic acid, strong in the first ionization step and weak in the second (Ka2=1.1X10^-2). Using appropriate calculations, determine whether it is feasible to titrate 10.00mL of 0.1 M H2SO4 to two distinct equivalence points with 0.1 M

  58. AP Chemistry

    A solution is prepared by titrating a 100.0 mL sample of 0.10 M HF (Ka = 7.2 × 10-4) with 0.10 M NaOH a. Does the solution contain a strong acid with a strong base, a strong acid with a weak base, a weak acid with a strong base, or a weak acid with a weak

  59. AP Chemistry

    A solution is prepared by titrating a 100.0 mL sample of 0.10 M HF (Ka = 7.2 × 10-4) with 0.10 M NaOH a. Does the solution contain a strong acid with a strong base, a strong acid with a weak base, a weak acid with a strong base, or a weak acid with a weak

  60. Chemistry (Titration Curves)

    Which of the following Acid+Base titration combinations would have a buffering region in their plot? 1)Strong Acid+Strong base (HCl+NaOH) 2)Weak acid and strong base (Acetic+NaOH) 3)Strong Acid and weak base (HCl+NH3) 4)Weak Acid and weak base (Acetic+NH3)

  61. Chemistry

    An unknown monoprotic acid has a pH of 2.87. Is this acid weak or strong if 22.32 mL of 0.112 M NaOH is required to titrate 25.00 mL of the acid? If the acid is weak, calculate its Ka. Answer is Ka = 1.8 x 10^-5, but I don't know how to get there. Any help

  62. chemistry

    Can you tell if I'm correct. Which combination in titration has ph=pka and buffer region strong acid-strong base- no to both strong acid-weak base- yes to both weak acid-strong base- yes to both weak acid-weak base- I'm not sure about this one. Can anyone

  63. Science

    How is the pH of a strong acid compared to a weak acid of the same concentration?

  64. Chemistry

    You have two buffer solutions 1) weak acid and its conjugate base 2)weak base and its conjugate acid. Write explicitly ( considering generic formula for acid and base) the equations of neutralization when you: a) add strong acid and strong base 1) b) add

  65. chemistry

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  66. Chemistry

    In the titration of a weak acid with a strong base, the pH at the equivalence point is affected mostly by a.hydrolysis (reaction with water) of the weak acid b.the dissociation of water molecules c.the presence of excess base d.the hydrolysis of the

  67. chemistry

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  68. Chemistry

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  69. Chemistry (Ionic Equilibria)

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  70. chem

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  71. SCIENCE PLZZ HELP!!!

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  72. Chemistry

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  73. Chemistry

    I don't understand how to work out the volumes of weak acid and strong base to mix to make 1L of buffer when given the concentrations of weak acid and strong base (in my case 0.160M NaOH and 0.200M H3PO4) and the pH required (7.00). Specifically the

  74. Biochemistry

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  75. Chemistry please help

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  76. CHEMISTRY

    Strong base is dissolved in 675 ml of 0.200 m weak acid (ka=3.25x10^-5) to make a buffer with a ph of 3.95. Assume that the volume remains constant when the base is added. HA + OH ---> H2O + A^- calculate the pka value of the acid and determine the number

  77. chemistry

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  78. chem

    Acetic acid is a weak acid with the formula , CH3COOH, the Ka for acetic acid is 1.76 x 10-5. In aqueous solution, acetic acid partially dissociates according to the following reaction: CH3COOH ⇔ CH3COO- + H+ Use the Ka equation to calculate the pH of

  79. Chemistry

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  80. Chemistry

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  81. CHEMISTRY RIDDLE!!!!

    hi! i was just wondering if you could help me figure out this riddle!! im absolutely stumped!!! "Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored, than to anything on which it is poured" is a quote attributed to Seneca, a Roman

  82. CHEMISTRY

    Strong base is dissolved in 675 ml of 0.200 m weak acid (ka=3.25x10^-5) to make a buffer with a ph of 3.95. Assume that the volume remains constant when the base is added. HA + OH ---> H2O + A^- calculate the pka value of the acid and determine the number

  83. chemistry

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  84. Chem. Again

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  85. Chemistry

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  86. titrations

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  87. Chemistry

    i. Which of the following solutions has the lowest pH (more acidic). Explain you answers. a. a 0.1 M solution of a strong acid or a 0.1 M solution of a weak acid. b. a 0.1 M solution of an acid with Ka=2×10-3 or one with Ka=8×10-6 c. a 0.1 M solutions of

  88. chemistry

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  89. Chemistry

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  90. CHEMISTRY

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  92. Chemistry

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  93. Chemistry

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  94. Chem!

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  95. Chemistry

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  96. chemistry

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  97. Chemistry

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  98. Chemistry

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  99. Chemistry

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  100. Chemistry

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