Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
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Chapter 16 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 767: Q2


(a) $NH_3$;$N{H_4}^+$ is a Bronsted-Lowry conjugate acid-base pair.

Work Step by Step

A conjugate acid-base pair must differ by only one proton, which means a hydrogen and a difference of 1 charge must be present. (a) 1 hydrogen and one charge. Correct. (b) 2 hydrogens and two charges. Incorrect. (c) 1 halogen. Incorrect. (d) 1 Oxygen. Incorrect.
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