Problem: Part A  Arrange the following oxoacids in order of decreasing acid strength. Rank from strongest to weakest acid. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them. 1. HClO2 2. HClO3 3. HBrO 4. HClO Part B Arrange the following carboxylic acids in order of decreasing acid strength. 1. CHCl2COOH 2. CH2ClCOOH 3. CH3COOH 4. CH3CH2COOH   Part C Arrange the following amines in order of decreasing base strength.   1. CH3NH2 2. NH3 3. NH2Br 4. (CH3)2NH  

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Part A 
Arrange the following oxoacids in order of decreasing acid strength.
Rank from strongest to weakest acid. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.

1. HClO2
2. HClO3
3. HBrO
4. HClO

Part B
Arrange the following carboxylic acids in order of decreasing acid strength.

1. CHCl2COOH
2. CH2ClCOOH
3. CH3COOH
4. CH3CH2COOH

Part C
Arrange the following amines in order of decreasing base strength.

1. CH3NH2

2. NH3
3. NH2Br
4. (CH3)2NH

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