Acid & Bases

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Acid & Bases

Postby jlinwashington1B » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:28 pm

What are acids & bases? What are conjugate acid & bases ?

Chloe Qiao 4C
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Re: Acid & Bases

Postby Chloe Qiao 4C » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:40 pm

The bronsted definition of acid is any species that can donate a proton, and a base is any species that can receive a proton. The conjugate acid of a base is a base gaining a proton(for example, the conjugate acid of NH3 is NH4+), and the conjugate base of an acid is an acid losing a proton (for example, the conjugate base of NH4+ is NH3).


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