Chemistry 12th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 15 - Acids and Bases - Questions & Problems: 15.1

Answer

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We know that a bronsted acid is a substance that can donate a proton while a bronsted base is a substance that can accept a proton. Hydronium ion is the conjugate acid of water, and acetate anion is the conjugate base of acetic acid. The reaction is given as $CH_3COOH+H_2O\rightarrow CH_3COO^-+H_3O^+$
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