The strengths of oxoacids is based on the number of oxygens or the electronegativity of the nonmetal in the oxoacid.
HClO3 HBrO3 HClO4
Based on number of oxygen:
An oxoacid is considered strong when there are at least 2 or more O than H.
Rank the following acids from weakest to strongest based on their molecular structure.
HClO3, HBrO3, HClO4
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