Problem: Rank the oxoacids of iodine according to strength. HIO4     HIO     HIO3      HIO2

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Strengths of Oxyacids: depends on

• electronegativity of the nonmetal: ↑ electronegativity = ↑ acidity

• number of oxygen atoms: ↑ oxygen atoms = ↑ acidity

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Rank the oxoacids of iodine according to strength. 

HIO4     HIO     HIO     HIO2

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