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vera_ewing

  • one year ago

Formic acid, HCOOH, which causes the sting felt from some insect bites, is 1.48% dissociated in 0.50 M HCOOH (aq) at a certain temperature. Is the acid monoprotic or polyprotic? Explain.

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  1. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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  2. sweetburger
    • one year ago
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    I'm almost certain it is monoprotic as it when it would dissociate and it would only give up one hydrogen.

  3. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Okay, thanks!

  4. Photon336
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    I think the trend is that when you have acids with more than one proton it's easier to remove the first proton than the second and so on

  5. Photon336
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    The clue In this question is 1.48% dissociated

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