We’re being asked to identify which among the given acids is the strongest acid.
Strong acids are considered strong electrolytes. They completely dissociate into ions when dissolved in water.
Ka represents the acid dissociation constant and it measures the strength of weak acids.
Which of the following is the strongest acid?
A. HF Ka = 6.8 × 10–4
B. HClO Ka = 3.0 × 10–8
C. HNO2 Ka = 4.5 × 10–4
D. HCN Ka = 4.9 × 10–10
E. CH3OOH Ka = 1.8 × 10–5
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