Chemistry Practice Problems Ka and Kb Practice Problems Solution: Rank the conjugate bases of the following weak aci...

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Solution: Rank the conjugate bases of the following weak acids from strongest to weakest.Acid                                    K    abutyric acid                       1.51 x 10   -5hydrofluoric acid               6.76 x 10  -4phenol                               1.02 x 10   -10A. hydrofluoric acid, butyric acid, phenolB. butyric acid, hydrofluoric acid, phenolC. phenol, butyric acid, hydrofluoric acidD. hydrofluoric acid, phenol, butyric acid

Problem

Rank the conjugate bases of the following weak acids from strongest to weakest.

Acid                                    K    a

butyric acid                       1.51 x 10   -5

hydrofluoric acid               6.76 x 10  -4

phenol                               1.02 x 10   -10

A. hydrofluoric acid, butyric acid, phenol

B. butyric acid, hydrofluoric acid, phenol

C. phenol, butyric acid, hydrofluoric acid

D. hydrofluoric acid, phenol, butyric acid