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Consider the equation for acetic acid plus water.
CH3COOH + H2O → CH3COO– + H3O+
- Refer to Figure 3.1 on page 459 to compare the strengths of the two acids in the equation. Do the same for the two bases.
- Determine which direction—forward or reverse—is favored in the reaction.