Consider two aqueous solutions of equal concentration:
chlorous acid (HClO2, Ka = 1.1 x10 -2 ) and phenol (HC6H5O, Ka = 1.3 x10 -10)
Which statement is true?
A) HClO2 produces more [H3O+] than HC6H5O
B) HClO2 is basic compared with HC6H5O
C) HClO2 produces less [H3O+ ] than HC6H5O
D) HClO2 is a strong acid
E) ClO2– produces more [OH−] than C6H5O–