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# Assign appropriate reasons for the following statement:Perchloric acid is a stronger acid than sulphuric acid.

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## The oxidation state of $$Cl$$ in perchloric acid is $$+7$$ while that of $$S$$ in sulphuric acid is $$+6$$. Greater the oxidation state of central atom, more readily the $$O-H$$ bond breaks and hence stronger is the acid.Chemistry

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