## Conjugate acid and bases

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ursulavictorino1K
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### Conjugate acid and bases

How do you determine the conjugate acid/base given one of them?

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

A conjugate acid has one one more + charge and H atom than the matching base while conjugate base contains one more - charge and one less H atom than the matching acid.

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

A conjugate acid is the acid when it loses its H+ ion, so it should have a one less charge than the acid. A conjugate base is the base when it gains an H+ ion, so it should have one more charge than the base.

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

you have to look at the charges. Once you locate the acid on the left, the conj. base will be the compound without the + charge or no Hand vice versa.

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

A conjugate acid differs from its species by one H+ (ie it has one more H+ than the original species. A conjugate base, on the other hand, has one less proton than its original species.

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

A conjugate base will have one less proton than the acid and the conjugate acid will have one more H+ than the base.

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

Is a base a proton acceptor or donor?

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### Re: Conjugate acid and bases

ursulavictorino1K wrote:Is a base a proton acceptor or donor?

A base is a proton acceptor!