Theories of acids & bases answers

Water is acting as a Brønsted-Lowry acid as it is donating a proton to ammonia.Acid / conjugate base pairs: H2O / OH– and NH4+ / NH3H2O(l) + HCl(g) ⇄ H3O+(aq) + Cl–(aq)Water is acting as a Brønsted-Lowry base as it is accepting a proton from hydrogen chloride.Acid / conjugate base pairs: HCl / Cl– and H3O+ / H2O2. (a) When it acts an acid it is donating a proton so the acid-conjugate base pair is OH– / O2–.


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