Problem: Rank the following solutions in order of decreasing [H3O+].Rank solutions from largest to smallest [H3O+]. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.0.10 M HBr0.10 M HNO20.10 M HClO0.10 M HCN

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We’re being asked to rank the solutions from largest to smallest [H3O+]


Since we are given equal amounts of the acids, we can just compare their Ka values.


Recall that the higher the Ka value, the more acidic a solution will become which means it has a lower pH and higher concentration of hydronium ions.


We can obtain the Ka value of the acids from the textbook or online,

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Rank the following solutions in order of decreasing [H3O+].

Rank solutions from largest to smallest [H3O+]. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.

0.10 M HBr
0.10 M HNO2
0.10 M HClO
0.10 M HCN

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