1st and 2nd ionization steps of carbonic acid.?

Write chemical equations and corresponding equilibrium expressions for each of the two ionization steps of carbonic acid.

Find the first and second ionization steps of carbonic acid.

4 Answers

  • H2CO3 + H2O < = > H3O+ + HCO3-

    HCO3- + H2O <=>H3O+ + CO32-

  • Ionization Of Carbonic Acid

  • CO2 (aq)+H2O (aq) reversible H2CO3

  • H2CO3 (aq) + H2O (l) <—-> HCO3- (aq) + H3O+ (aq)

    HCO3- (aq) + H2O (l) <—-> CO32- (aq) + H3O+ (aq)

    Source(s): Mastering Chemistry

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