Problem: Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.a. HFb. HClc. HCNd. H3PO4e. Ba(OH)2 f. Chloric acidg. Nitrous acid

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We’re being asked to determine which among the given compounds is an oxoacid.

Oxyacids (oxoacids) can be identified by the fact that they all possess an Hion connected to a nonmetal and oxygen (or H+ + negative polyatomic ions + oxygen/s), hence the prefix “oxy”. 

Analyzing each compound given:

a. HF

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Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.

a. HF

b. HCl

c. HCN

d. H3PO4

e. Ba(OH)2 

f. Chloric acid

g. Nitrous acid

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