polyprotic v. bronsted

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josmit_1D
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polyprotic v. bronsted

Postby josmit_1D » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:41 pm

are polyprotic acids/bases considered Bronsted acids/bases?

William Chan 1D
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Re: polyprotic v. bronsted

Postby William Chan 1D » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:48 pm

A Bronsted acid is simply defined as a proton donor.

A polyprotic acid is an acid can give multiple H+ ions to a solution, so yes, it is considered a Bronsted acid.

MKearney_4G
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Re: polyprotic v. bronsted

Postby MKearney_4G » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:10 pm

Bronsted-Lowry acids are just one way of looking at acids (as an H+ donor).

A Lewis acid is a molecule that will accept an electron pair from a compound, and it is often also a BL acid because H+ can do just that.

Ying Yan 1F
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Re: polyprotic v. bronsted

Postby Ying Yan 1F » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:20 pm

Yes they are, polyprotic acids/bases are simply bronsted acids/bases that can donate/accept more than one proton.


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