Need chemistry help to consider the Ka values for the following acids

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Consider the Ka values for the following acids:


Formic acid, HCHO2, 1.7 x 10–4
Lactic acid, HC3H5O3, 1.3 x 10–4
Propionic acid, HC3H5O2, 1.3 x 10–5
Benzoic acid, HC7H5O2, 6.3 x 10–5


Which has the strongest conjugate base?

Select one:
Nov 15th, 2015

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b. benzoic acid because it has the smallest Ka, hence has the strongest base conjugate

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