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Solution: Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.a. HFb. HClc. HCNd. H3PO4e. Ba(OH)2 f. Chloric acidg. Nitrous acid

Solution: Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.a. HFb. HClc. HCNd. H3PO4e. Ba(OH)2 f. Chloric acidg. Nitrous acid

Problem

Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.

a. HF

b. HCl

c. HCN

d. H3PO4

e. Ba(OH)2 

f. Chloric acid

g. Nitrous acid

Solution

We’re being asked to determine which among the given compounds is an oxoacid.


Oxyacids (oxoacids) can be identified by the fact that they all possess an Hion connected to a nonmetal and oxygen (or H+ + negative polyatomic ions + oxygen/s), hence the prefix “oxy”. 


Analyzing each compound given:

a. HF

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