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August 23, 2020 1:07 pmpts 30 pts
Which of the following incorrectly represent the acidic strength of given acids? (a)ClyCH> FCH (b) CH,COOH> CH,CH,OH OH OH c) H,O>CH,OH (d) NO Which ofthe flmine
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    option C
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    Dinesh khalmaniya
    Methanol is more acidic than water because its conjugate base(methoxide) is weaker than water's conjugate base (hydroxide). ... therefore the other OH bond in CH3OH is more polar t...
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  • Priyanshu kumar thankyou
    In option B.... acetic acid is more acidic than ethanol...correctly represented
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    Priyanshu kumar
    para nitrophenol is more acidic than phenol....correctly represented
  • Nivedha
    I felt that option c is wrongly represented. but the answer given was B. hence i wanted to know the proper explanation. kindly provide me an explanation
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    Priyanshu kumar
    Nivedha B is correctly represented
  • Priyanshu kumar
    Option A is correctly represented here
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    Priyanshu kumar
    chloroform is more acidic than fluoroform as backbonding occurs in case of Ccl3- anion ..
  • Dinesh khalmaniya
    no, option B is absolutely wrong because acetate ion is stabilized by equivalent resonance which is not present in methanol
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