According to the Brønsted-Lowry definition of acids and bases, what is a conjugate acid-base pair? Provide an example.
Solution: Here, we are going to discuss about conjugate acid-base pair.
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.
Let us consider the example of dissolution of NH3 in H2O represented by the following equation.
In this reaction, water molecule acts as proton donor and ammonia molecule acts as...