Which one of the following compounds is most acidic?
A compound is termed an acid when it liberates a proton from its structure. The strength of the acid is determined by several factors, such as the bond strength, stability of the compound before and after forming the acid, etc.
Answer and Explanation:
The two structures given above are pyridinium ion and pyrrolium ion. They are created from pyrrole and pyridine as shown below.
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fromChapter 13 / Lesson 7
Explore the concepts of pKa and pH values and how they relate to acids and bases. Learn the trends in pKa value for functional groups, acids, and bases with examples.