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Formic Acid (HCO2H)is a Weak Acid Found in the Venom

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Formic acid (HCO2H)is a weak acid found in the venom of bees and ant stings.Which of the following is an accurate statement concerning an aqueous solution of formic acid? HCO2H(aq)+ H2O(l) img H3O+(aq)+ HCO2(aq) Ka = 1.8 × 10−4


A)The reaction between formic acid and water is slow,due to the low value for Ka.
B)A formic acid solution predominantly contains undissociated HCO2H molecules.
C)A formic acid solution predominantly contains H3O+ and HCO2− ions.
D)A formic acid solution contains a greater concentration of dissolved ions than it does neutral formic acid molecules.
E)A formic acid solution contains equal amounts of H3O+ and HCO2H.

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