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Postby Annie Ye » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:52 pm

Identify (a) the Brønsted acid and base in the following reaction, and (b) the conjugate base and acid formed:
HNO3(aq) 1 HPO422(aq) ¡ NO32(aq) 1 H2PO42(aq)

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Re: 6A.5

Postby SarahSteffen_LEC4 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:59 pm

For part A, the bronsted acid is HNO3 because it donates a proton to form NO3^-, and HPO4^2- is the bronsted base because it accepts a proton to become H2PO4^-. For part B, the conjugate acid to HPO4^2- is H2PO4^-, and the conjugate base to HNO3 is NO3^-

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