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: 16.20a


${H_2C_6H_7O_5}^-(aq) + H_2O(l) -> H_3C_6H_7O_5(aq) + OH^-(aq) $

Work Step by Step

If ${H_2C_6H_7O_5}^-(aq)$ is going to act like a base, it will receive a $H^+$ from water: ${H_2C_6H_7O_5}^-(aq) + H_2O(l) -> H_3C_6H_7O_5(aq) + OH^-(aq) $
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