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anonymous
 4 years ago
Provide equation for ionization of a weak acid in water solution?
anonymous
 4 years ago
Provide equation for ionization of a weak acid in water solution?

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JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1NH3 isn't a weak acid, it's a weak base. In general, any acid has the formula HA. All acids have a proton (H+) to donate, and some other component, (A). When any acid dissocates in water, we always get\[HA(aq) \rightleftharpoons H^{+1}(aq) + A^{1}(aq)\] or you can do the more fullblown version:\[HA(aq) + H_2O(l) \rightleftharpoons H_3O^{+1}(aq) + A^{1}(aq)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah, crud... you're right. Very sorry for the bad information.
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