Amphoteric vs. Amphiprotic

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Amphoteric vs. Amphiprotic

Postby chrisavalos-2L » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:45 pm

I was wondering what the difference was between amphoteric and amphiprotic?

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Re: Amphoteric vs. Amphiprotic

Postby Ashish Verma 2I » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:51 pm

An amphoteric substance can act as either an acid or a base. An amphiprotic substance is a more specific type of amphoteric substance that can easily accept or donate hydrogen ions.

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