Problem: Arrange the following solutions in order of increasing acidity: NaCl, NH4Cl, NaHCO3, NH4ClO2, NaOH

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A) NaCl Na+ + Cl-

Na+ : charge less than +3 neutral

Cl- : conjugate of strong acid neutral

NaCl neutral


B) NH4Cl NH4+ + Cl-

NH4+: positive amine acidic

Ka =1.0×10-141.76×10-5 = 5.68x10-10


Cl- : conjugate of strong acid neutral


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Arrange the following solutions in order of increasing acidity: NaCl, NH4Cl, NaHCO3, NH4ClO2, NaOH

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