## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises - Page 717: 16.17a

#### Answer

$Acids: {NH_4}^+$ $and$ $HCN$ $Bases: {CN^-}$ and $NH_3$

#### Work Step by Step

${NH_4}^+$ $and$ $HCN$ are acids because they give ${H^+}$ in the reactions. And ${CN^-}$ and $NH_3$ are bases because they receive these $H^+$.

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