Jules Bruno
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Hey, guys, In this new video, we're gonna finally take a look at the strength of bases. So up to this point, we've talked about acids. We've talked about binary acids and oxy acids, and we should know their strengths at this point is, Well, how do we determine when they're weak and what they're when they're strong again? This is important because weak acids, we have to use a nice chart in order to find pH strong acids. We don't have to do that. So what we're gonna say now is let's take a look at bases. We're gonna say strong bases are considered to be strong electrolytes and what a strong electrolytes mean, it means that it completely breaks up or associates when dissolved in water. Here, you're gonna notice that we have a solid era going forward again. This means reaction goes to completion, so all of the reactant will break down basically to 100%. So we get those two ions, we get an A plus O. H minus. Now, weak acids are considered to be weak electrolytes, so they don't completely break down. They don't completely ionized here again will notice that there's a double arrow, meaning that an equilibrium is established. That means our reaction goes in the four direction as well as the reverse direction. Now, Weak acids week faces favor the reactant. All that means is that our reactions really don't break down that much. So a majority of our compound will be in the form of reactant. Very little of it will be made into product in the opposite way. Strong acids and strong bases favor. We're gonna say they favor the products, which means nearly all of our react and breaks down to give us products. So again, remember weak acids week basis. We need to use a nice chart to find pH or P O. H. We'll talk about those later down the road. It's imperative that you guys remember how toe identify things.