Arrange the following acids in increasing order of acidity. Explain your answer.

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Arrange the following acids in increasing order of acidity. Explain your answer.

Acidic Strength of Carboxylic Acid

The carboxylic acid is acidic in nature due to the stability of its conjugate base (carboxylate ion). The acidic strength of carboxylic acid also depends on the nature of the substituents attached to carboxylic group.

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The carboxylic acid is acidic in nature due to the stability of its conjugate base. On removing hydrogen ion, carboxylic acid is converted into...

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Carboxylic Acid: Structural Formula, Properties & Uses

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