the strength of a base is determine by?

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    The strength of a base is determined by two main factors:

    1. the ease with which the lone pair picks up a hydrogen ion

    2. and the stability of the ions that are being formed.

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    The strength of a base is determined by how strongly the base disassociates between the cation and hydroxide ion (OH-).  Strong bases disassociate 100% in 0.01M solutions.  Examples are LiOH and NaOH.  Comparatively, weak basis generate their OH- ions through interaction with water, versus completely on their own with strong bases.

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