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Postby Tiffany Cao 1D » Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:10 pm

Why do some conjugate acids gain H while others gain OH

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Re: conjugates

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:16 pm

Can you give examples of the OH? Conjugate acids should gain Hydrogens.

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Re: conjugates

Postby Alexia Joseph 2B » Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:02 pm

An acid donates a proton (H+); once it donates the proton, the remaining species is a conjugate base. A base accepts a proton (H+); once it accepts the proton, the remaining species is the conjugate acid.

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