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Answer the following. The pKa value of HCl is - 7.0 and that of HI is -10.0. Which is the stronger acid? - Chemistry

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Answer the following.

The pKa value of HCl is - 7.0 and that of HI is -10.0. Which is the stronger acid?

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Solution

Smaller is the pKa value, greater is its acidity. Hence, HI is stronger acid than HCl.

Concept: Chemical Properties of Elements of Groups 16, 17 and 18
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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Elements of Groups 16, 17 and 18
Exercises | Q 2.08 | Page 163
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