Problem: Chlorine forms four oxyacids.  Two of these are HClO 2 and HClO4.  Of these a. HClO2 is a strong acid and HClO4 is a weak acid.  b. HClO4 is a strong acid and HClO2 is a weak acid.  c. Both HClO2 and HClO4 are strong acids.  d. Both HClO2 and HClO4 are weak acids. 

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Chlorine forms four oxyacids.  Two of these are HClO 2 and HClO4.  Of these

a. HClO2 is a strong acid and HClO4 is a weak acid. 

b. HClO4 is a strong acid and HClO2 is a weak acid. 

c. Both HClO2 and HClO4 are strong acids. 

d. Both HClO2 and HClO4 are weak acids. 

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