Problem: Explain the difference between a strong acid and a weak acid.A) A strong acid is one that does not completely ionize in water. A weak acid is one that completely ionizes in solution. B) A strong acid is one that completely ionizes in solution. A weak acid is one that does not completely ionize in water

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The strength of an acid → depends on degree of ionization/dissociation in solution

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Explain the difference between a strong acid and a weak acid.


A) A strong acid is one that does not completely ionize in water. A weak acid is one that completely ionizes in solution. 

B) A strong acid is one that completely ionizes in solution. A weak acid is one that does not completely ionize in water

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