pKa Values to know 140B

G sulfuric acid has a pka of 2 to 3 and that tsoh

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Unformatted text preview: 33 11 Assume that H3O+ (aqueous acid; e.g. sulfuric acid) has a pKa of  ­2 to  ­3 and that TsOH (toluene sulfonic acid) does as well. FYI: pK a = – log K a and K a = 10 – pKa and, for a typical reaction of the type acid + base conjugate acid + conjugate base the following holds true: pK rxn ≈ pK a (acid ) – pK a (conjugate acid ) and K rxn = 10 – pKrxn...
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