Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

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


$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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