We're being asked to rank the following acids in increasing acid strength
Recall that the strengths of binary acids is based on the electronegativity or size of the nonmetal.
Given: H2S, HCl, HBr
Recall that HCl, HBr and HI are the most common strong binary acids
Arrange the acids H2S, HCl, and HBr in order of increasing acid strength.
A. H2S < HBr < HCl
B. HCl < HBr < H2S
C. HCl < H2S < HBr
D. HBr < H2S < HCl
E. H2S < HCl < HBr
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