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Strong Electrolyte and Strong Acid: Hydrogen Chloride

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Hydrogen chloride ($HCl$) is a strong electrolyte and a strong acid.

Which of the following equations explains these facts BEST?

A

$HCl(aq)\space \longrightarrow \space { H }^{ + }(aq)\space +\space { Cl }^{ - }(aq)$

B

$HCl(l)\space \longrightarrow \space { H }^{ + }(aq)\space +\space { Cl }^{ - }(aq)$

C

$HCl(g)\space \longrightarrow \space { H }^{ + }(aq)\space +\space { Cl }^{ - }(aq)$

D

$HCl(aq)\space \rightleftharpoons \space { H }^{ + }(aq)\space +\space { Cl }^{ - }(aq)$