Explore BrainMass
Share

Conjugate Acids and Bases, Ka and Kb

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Given the following acids or bases:
1. H2SO3
2. HPO4 (-2 charge)

a. Write the acid reactions for each of the above.
b. Write the Ka expression for the reactions and look up the Ka for each of the above.
c. What is the conjugate base of each of the above?
d. Write the reaction for the conjugate base interacting with water.
e. Write the Kb expressions for the reaction that involves the conjugate and calculate the actual value.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 3:08 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/chemistry/physical-chemistry/conjugate-acids-bases-ka-kb-245956

Solution Summary

The solution explains how to write acid reactions for acids, how to write Ka expressions for these acids, how to identify a conjugate base, how to write the conjugate base reaction with water and how to write Kb expressions for conjugate bases. Please see the attached file.

$2.19