Problem: Arrange the acids H2S, HCl, and HBr in order of increasing acid strength.A. H2S < HBr < HCl B. HCl < HBr < H2SC. HCl < H2S < HBr D. HBr < H2S < HClE. H2S < HCl < HBr

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We're being asked to rank the following acids in increasing acid strength

Recall that the strengths of binary acids is based on the electronegativity or size of the nonmetal.

Given: H2S, HCl, HBr

Recall that HCl, HBr and HI are the most common strong binary acids

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Arrange the acids H2S, HCl, and HBr in order of increasing acid strength.

A. H2S < HBr < HCl 

B. HCl < HBr < H2S

C. HCl < H2S < HBr 

D. HBr < H2S < HCl

E. H2S < HCl < HBr

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