Section_4_Acid-Base_page_217_correction

Section_4_Acid-Base_page_217_correction - Acid-Base...

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Acid/base 1 In water the anion is also stabilized by solvation , which helps disperse the negative charge. The 1,1-dimethyl propanoic acid anion is poorly solvated by water because the 1,1-dimethyl propanoic anion is sterically hindered , making it less stable than the other conjugate bases given above, or more basic.
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