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Postby Naana Boateng 1I » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:39 pm

What is acid/base protonation ?

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Re: Protanation

Postby ConnorThomas2E » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:43 pm

Protonation is when a base receives a proton. Deprotonation is when an acid donates a proton.

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Re: Protanation

Postby Sabah Islam 1G » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:47 pm

Acids go through deprotonation, in which the acid dissociates into an H3O+ ion and another ion, being the removal/transfer of the H+ proton from the acid. Bases go through protonation, in which an H+ proton gets added/transferred to the base.

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