Examples

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Manya Kidambi 3I
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Examples

Postby Manya Kidambi 3I » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:39 pm

What are some examples of amphoteric compounds other than water?

MichaelMoreno2G
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Re: Examples

Postby MichaelMoreno2G » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:42 pm

I believe Ammonia is one and also bicarbonate

904914909
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Re: Examples

Postby 904914909 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:42 pm

Some other examples from problems in the book are HCO3- and HPO4^(2-)

Estelle Jung
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Re: Examples

Postby Estelle Jung » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:44 pm

Amphoteric compounds can act as an acid or base. These compounds can be formed from the oxides of metals such as beryllium, zinc, and lead.

Peichung Chou 1A
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Re: Examples

Postby Peichung Chou 1A » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:23 am

Generally molecules that include metalloids are amphoteric such as silicon and boron.

Nicklas_Wright_1A
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Re: Examples

Postby Nicklas_Wright_1A » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:30 am

(HSO4)-1

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Re: Examples

Postby cristinapadilla_1E » Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:32 pm

Some amphoteric examples we discussed in lecture are:
BeO, Al2O3, Ga2O3, SnO2, Sb2O5, and PbO2


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