Which of the following gives the correct increasing order of acidic strength?
(A) Water <Acetic acid <Hydrochloric acid
(B) Water <Hydrochloric acid <Acetic acid
(C) Acetic acid <Water <Hydrochloric acid
(D) Hydrochloric acid <Water <Acetic acid
- HCl is a very strong acid
- Acetic acid which is a weak acid
- and water is neutral.
So, the correct order of acidic strength of these is (a) Water < Acetic acid < Hydrochloric acid