# Problem: Given: acetic acid, pKa = 4.75 HClO2, pKa = 2.00 HF, pKa = 3.45 The order of these acids from strongest to weakest is a) HClO2 &gt; HF &gt; acetic acid b) acetic acid &gt; HF &gt; HClO 2 c) HF &gt; HClO 2 &gt; acetic acid d) HClO2 &gt; acetic acid &gt; HF e) HF &gt; acetic acid &gt; HClO 2

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###### Problem Details

Given:

acetic acid, pKa = 4.75

HClO2, pKa = 2.00

HF, pKa = 3.45

The order of these acids from strongest to weakest is

a) HClO2 > HF > acetic acid

b) acetic acid > HF > HClO 2

c) HF > HClO 2 > acetic acid

d) HClO2 > acetic acid > HF

e) HF > acetic acid > HClO 2

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