amphiprotic character

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amphiprotic character

Postby 205192823 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:16 pm

How would you write the chemical equations of the two proton transfer equilibria that demonstrate the amphiprotic character of HCO32?

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Re: amphiprotic character

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:04 pm

acidic: HCO3- + H2O --> CO3(2-) + H3O+
basic: HCO3- + H2O--> H2CO3 + OH-


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