NEET Questions Solved


Which of the following represents the correct order of acidity in the given compounds?

(a) FCH2COOH > CH3COOH > BrCH2COOH > ClCH2COOH

(b) BrCH2COOH > ClCH2COOH > FCH2COOH > CH3COOH

(c) FCH2COOH > ClCH2COOH > BrCH2COOH > CH3COOH

(d) CH3COOH > BrCH2COOH > ClCH2COOH > FCH2COOH 

(c) The acidity of halogenated acid increases with increase in electronegativity of the halogen present. So,  the correct order is order is F > Ce >Br

 FCH2COOH > ClCH2COOH > BrCH2COOH > CH3COOH

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