Problem: Which one of the following binary acids is the strongest?A) H2OB) NH3C) CH4D) PH3E) H2S

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We’re being asked to identify the strongest binary acid.

When looking at a binary acid we look at both electronegativity and size to determine their strength

 

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Which one of the following binary acids is the strongest?

A) H2O

B) NH3

C) CH4

D) PH3

E) H2S

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