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Amphoteric vs. Amphiprotic

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:29 pm
by 905085650
Can someone explain the difference between amphoteric and amphiprotic and give me an example of each?

Thank you!!

Re: Amphoteric vs. Amphiprotic

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:35 pm
by Casandra
905085650 wrote:Can someone explain the difference between amphoteric and amphiprotic and give me an example of each?

Thank you!!

Amphoteric is a compound that can act as a base and an acid, like H2O
Amphiprotic is a substance that can donate and accept protons or H+, like amino acids