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    Question Ionization constants for acids and bases

    Is the K_a value for hydrofluoric acid 3.5\times10^{-4} or 6.7\times10^{-4}? I have two different textbooks for chemistry that have different values.
    Ionization constants table from both textbooks:
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamanoobatmath View Post
    Is the K_a value for hydrofluoric acid 3.5\times10^{-4} or 6.7\times10^{-4}? I have two different textbooks for chemistry that have different values.
    Ionization constants table from both textbooks:
    http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/6718/32996808.jpg
    http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/3728/60299474.jpg
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