At 25°C the enthalpy change ΔH°, for the ionization of trichloroacetic acid is +6.3 kJ mol-1 and the entropy change ΔS°, is +0.0084 kJ mol-1 K-1. What is the pKa of trichloroacetic acid?
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Chemical Equilibrium concept. If you need more Chemical Equilibrium practice, you can also practice Chemical Equilibrium practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofAt 25°C the enthalpy change ΔH°, for the ionization of trich...as high difficulty.
How long does this problem take to solve?
Our expert Organic tutor, Jonathan took 3 minutes and 9 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Frazer's class at UCF.
What textbook is this problem found in?
Our data indicates that this problem or a close variation was asked in Organic Chemistry - Solomons 10th Edition. You can also practice Organic Chemistry - Solomons 10th Edition practice problems.