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Chemistry

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9781133611097

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Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9781133611097
Textbook Problem

How does the oxyacid strength of the halogens vary as the number of oxygens in the formula increases?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The change in the oxyacid strength of the halogens as the number of oxygen in the formula increases is to be explained.

Concept introduction: Oxyacid strength of the halogens is directly proportional to the number of oxygen atoms.

To determine: An explanation corresponding to the change in the oxyacid strength of the halogens as the number of oxygen in the formula increases.

Explanation

As the number of oxygen atoms in a given oxyacid increases, the negative charge of the conjugate base gets distributed over a larger number of atoms...

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