Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises: 4.9

Answer

Electrons are transferred between atoms just like hydrogen protons are transferred between molecules.

Work Step by Step

In both reactions, the role of each reactant depends on whether they possess a reactive electron or hydrogen (depending on the type of reaction).
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