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For acids

  1. Feb 2, 2005 #1
    for a weak monoprotic acid is the ratio
    [tex]\frac{[A^-]}{[HA]} [/tex]
    always equal to 1?

    edit: never mind. answered my own dumb question.
    :bugeye:
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2005
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  3. Feb 2, 2005 #2

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    No. it will be much less than 1, referring to the equilibrium constant K. However, at some times, "weak" refers to a significantly strong acid and thus it may apply.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2005
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