Problem: Acid HX is a stronger acid than acid HY. Which of the following statements are true?X. 0.50 M HX has a higher pH than 0.50 M HYY. 1.0 mol of HX requires a greater amount of NaOH than 1.0 mol of HY to reach the equivalence point.Z. X- is a weaker base than Y-A. X onlyB. Y and Z onlyC. X, Y and ZD. Y and Z onlyE. Z only

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We are asked which of the statements are true regarding acids HX and HY.

It is stated that HX is stronger than HY.


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Acid HX is a stronger acid than acid HY. Which of the following statements are true?

X. 0.50 M HX has a higher pH than 0.50 M HY

Y. 1.0 mol of HX requires a greater amount of NaOH than 1.0 mol of HY to reach the equivalence point.

Z. X- is a weaker base than Y-

A. X only

B. Y and Z only

C. X, Y and Z

D. Y and Z only

E. Z only

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