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Postby Daniel_Frees_1L » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:31 pm

How do we find c) and d) to be amphoteric? Is it just memorization? Also, the answer in the book saying those are amphoteric goes against what we learned in class.

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Re: 6A.17 (admin?)

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:09 pm

Can you please post the question so that everyone can easily reference it?

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Re: 6A.17 (admin?)

Postby Katherine Fitzgerald 1A » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:12 pm

The question is: "State whether the following oxides are acidic, basic or amphoteric: (a) BaO (b) SO3 (c) As2O3 (d) Bi2O3

I'm having trouble understanding the section in the textbook related to this question (6A3). Can someone walk me through how to begin approaching all of these, step-by-step? What are the criteria to assess and how do you apply them?

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