Problem: Which weak acid solution has the greatest percent ionization?(a) 0.100 M HC2H3O2(b) 0.500 M HC2H3O2(c) 0.0100 M HC2H3O2

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Recall that the percent ionization is given by:


% ionization=[H3O+][HA]initial×100


Remember that weak acids partially dissociate in water and that acids donate H+ to the base (water in this case). 


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Which weak acid solution has the greatest percent ionization?
(a) 0.100 M HC2H3O2
(b) 0.500 M HC2H3O2
(c) 0.0100 M HC2H3O2

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