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  • Q:


    The structures of triflic acid and trichloroacetic acid are shown. How would the pKa of the two acids be compared?


     

    A

    The pKa of triflic acid would be higher because it is a stronger acid.

    B

    The pKa of triflic acid would be lower because it is a stronger acid.

    C

    The pKa of trichloroacetic acid would be higher because it is a stronger acid.

    D

    The pKa of trichloroacetic acid would be lower because it is a stronger acid.




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