Problem: Without doing any calculations, determine which of the following solutions would be most acidic.a. 0.0100 M in HCl and 0.0100 M in KOHb. 0.0100 M in HF and 0.0100 M in KBrc. 0.0100 M in NH4Cl and 0.0100 M in CH3NH3Brd. 0.100 M in NaCN and 0.100 M in CaCl2

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a. 0.0100 M in HCl and 0.0100 M in KOH

• HCl: strong acid

• KOH: strong base

• both in equal concentrations


The solution will be neutral.

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Without doing any calculations, determine which of the following solutions would be most acidic.
a. 0.0100 M in HCl and 0.0100 M in KOH
b. 0.0100 M in HF and 0.0100 M in KBr
c. 0.0100 M in NH4Cl and 0.0100 M in CH3NH3Br
d. 0.100 M in NaCN and 0.100 M in CaCl2

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