Calculate Ka For Each Of The Following Acids

Calculate Ka for each of the following acids, given its pKa. Rank the compounds in order of decreasing acidity.
(a) Aspirin: pKa = 3.48
(b) Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): pKa = 4.17
(c) Formic acid (present in sting of ants): pKa = 3.75
(d) Oxalic acid (poisonous substance found in certain berries): pKa = 1.19

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