Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises: 16.15b

Answer

$(i) = OH^-$ $(ii) = H_3PO_4$

Work Step by Step

Write the reactions where the bases reacts with water. $(i) O^{2-} + H_2O --> 2OH^- $ $(ii) {H_2PO_4}^- + H_2O --> H_3PO_4 + OH^-$ *Analyzing those reactions, we will find that $OH^-$ and $H_3PO4 $ are the conjugated acids.
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