Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 16 - Exercises - Page 771: 21


$$B(aq) + H_2O(l) \leftrightharpoons BH^+(aq) + OH^-(aq)$$

Work Step by Step

This generic equation can be found on the Topic "Weak Bases" on page 746. A base is a substance that accepts a proton; the most common reactant is water, so we just have to write an equation where a generic substance receives a proton from water to produce its conjugate acid and the hydroxide ion.
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