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Restate the Brønsted-Lowry definitions of acids and bases

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 9Q

Restate the Brønsted-Lowry definitions of acids and bases and demonstrate the definitions with a chemical equation.

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Problem 9Q

Restate the Brønsted-Lowry definitions of acids and bases and demonstrate the definitions with a chemical equation.

Solution: Here, we are going to state the Bronsted-Lowry definitions of acids and bases.

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According to Bronsted-Lowry theory, acid is a substance that is capable of donating a hydrogen ion, H+ and bases are substances capable of accepting a hydrogen ion, H+. In short, acids are proton donors and bases are proton acceptors.

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Let us consider the example of dissolution of NH3 in H2O represented by the following equation.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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