Forums Assignment Help boric acid considered as a weak acid

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    ahwriter
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    Why is boric acid considered as a weak acid?

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    Aakanksha
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    Because it is not able to release H+ ions on its own. It receives OH- ions from water molecule to complete its octet and in turn releases H+ ions.

    B(OH)3 + 2HOH –>[B(OH)4]– + H3O+

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