# Problem: Consider two aqueous solutions of equal concentration: chlorous acid (HClO2, Ka = 1.1 x10 -2 ) and phenol (HC6H5O, Ka = 1.3 x10 -10) Which statement is true? A) HClO2 produces more [H3O+] than HC6H5O B) HClO2 is basic compared with HC6H5O C) HClO2 produces less [H3O+ ] than HC6H5O D) HClO2 is a strong acid E) ClO2– produces more [OH−] than C6H5O–

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Consider two aqueous solutions of equal concentration:

chlorous acid (HClO2, Ka = 1.1 x10 -2 ) and phenol (HC6H5O, Ka = 1.3 x10 -10)

Which statement is true?

A) HClO2 produces more [H3O+] than HC6H5O

B) HClO2 is basic compared with HC6H5O

C) HClO2 produces less [H3O+ ] than HC6H5O

D) HClO2 is a strong acid

E) ClO2produces more [OH] than C6H5O

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