Jules Bruno
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we talked about there being two classes of assets. There are binary acids and then there are oxy acids for binary acids will go over the different rules that are associated with determining the strengths of different binary acids. Binary acids have their own set of rules. Oxy acids which are a different type of acid will have their own separate list of rules that we follow for them when we're trying to compare the strengths of different oxy acids. Now, regardless if you're looking at a oxy acid or binary acids, we're gonna say strong acids in general are strong electrolytes. So they they ionized completely in water. Here we have hcl which is a strong binary acid. We have a single error going forward to show that it completely ionized it, it goes to completion. So that means we're gonna make 100% of both of these ions, weak acids are weak electrolytes. And again, whether it be weak oxy acids or weak binary acids, weak acids in general are weak electrolytes. So they don't completely ionized in water here, we don't have a solid arrow going forward, we have double arrows to say that instead of going to completion, our reaction reaches an equilibrium. So we're gonna say an equilibrium is established. So that means we're gonna make less than 100% of these ions. And in fact we tend to make a very small amount of these particular ions. So when it comes to weak acids, we're gonna have to basically set up what are called ice charts later on in order to determine the ph of these different types of weak acids. Now, when we're gonna talk about binary acids, keep in mind again, there are two classes of acids. These are just the rules for binary acids. When we talk about oxy acids, they have their own separate list of rules.