Write a clear, concise explanation in scientifically appropriate language for each of these correct statements.
1. When a polyprotic acid donates a hydrogen ion, the species that remains is usually a much weaker acid than was the original polyprotic acid.
2. When trichloroacetic acid (CCl3COOH) reacts with hydrogen carbonate ion (HCO3–) the equilibrium is significantly more product-favored than when acetic acid (CH3COOH) reacts with hydrogen carbonate ion.
3. When a strong base reacts with a weak acid in stoichiometrically equivalent quantity, the pH of the solution is above 7.
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