Identifying polyprotic acids and bases

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Miriam Sheetz 2B
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Identifying polyprotic acids and bases

Postby Miriam Sheetz 2B » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:16 pm

What are specific characteristics of polyprotic acids and bases? Are there any common examples that we should be familiar with?

Elisa Bass 4L
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Re: Identifying polyprotic acids and bases

Postby Elisa Bass 4L » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:34 pm

Some common examples of polyprotic acids are: H2SO4, H2CO3 and H3PO4. These can donate more than one proton.

Nikki Bych 1I
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Re: Identifying polyprotic acids and bases

Postby Nikki Bych 1I » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:29 am

In the compounds listed above, a commonality is multiple H atoms in compounds such as H2CO3


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