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Ch.1 Matter and Measurements
Ch.2 Atoms and the Periodic Table
Ch.3 Ionic Compounds
Ch.4 Molecular Compounds
Ch.5 Classification & Balancing of Chemical Reactions
Ch.6 Chemical Reactions & Quantities
Ch.6 Gases, Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces
Ch.7 Energy, Rate and Equilibrium
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Ch.9 Solutions
Ch.10 Acids and Bases
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BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Acid-Base Introduction
Arrhenius Acid and Base
Bronsted Lowry Acid and Base
Acid and Base Strength
Ka and Kb
The pH Scale
pH of Strong Acids & Bases
Acid-Base Equivalents
Acid-Base Reactions
Gas Evolution Equations (Simplified)
Ionic Salts (Simplified)
Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation
Strong Acid Strong Base Titrations (Simplified)

Strong Acids and Strong Bases are classified as Strong Electrolytes. While Weak Acids and Bases are Weak Electrolytes.

Understanding Acid and Base Strength

Concept #1: Strong vs Weak Acids

Concept #2: Strong vs Weak Bases

Example #1: The following represent aqueous acid solutions. Identify the strong acid, weak acid and weakest acid.

Concept #3: Strength of Conjugate Bases

Stronger the acid, weaker the conjugate base.

Concept #4: Strength of Conjugate Acids

Weaker the acid, stronger the conjugate base.

Example #2: Which of the following acids have relatively strong conjugate bases?

Practice: Which of the following is the strongest base?

Practice: Which of the following bases will have the weakest conjugate acid?

Practice: Which of the following aqueous species will contain mostly reactants?

Practice: Determine [OH] in each base solution. If the base is weak, indicate the value that [OH] is less than.

Practice: Predict the direction of the following reaction:

HC2H3O2 (aq)  +  H2O (liq)  ______________   H3O+ (aq)  +  C2H3O2 (aq)