Question on Acidic Strength
Out of (a) P2O5 (b) MgO (c) SiO2 and (d) Al2O3 which oxide is the most acidic?
P2O5 is the most acidic oxide.
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- mylifeisublime answered: Al2O3 because it forms a metallic bonding
- freekychemist answered: (a) P2O5
- periodicallyidrinkcocacola answered: if they’re in water solutions, I think the answer is SiO2. ?? Because sio2’s hybridization is sp. s character determines acidic strength.
- ptolemy2 answered: Well, since P2O5 is the anhydride of phosphoric acid, I choose a) MgO makes a base c)makes a basic salt, and d) acts as a base or salt. yes?
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