Problem: When compared to sulfuric acid, how strong are carboxylic acids?

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The strength of oxyacids is based on the number of oxygens or the electronegativity of the nonmetal in the oxyacid. 

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When compared to sulfuric acid, how strong are carboxylic acids?

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