acid dissociation constant

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symbol: Ka; the thermodynamic equilibrium constant for the dissociation of an acid. For a dilute solution of a weak acid, HA, dissociating in water according to the equilibrium:

HA + H2O ⇌ H3O+ + A,


Subjects: Chemistry.

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