Asked Jan 9, 2020

 How can you determine if an anion will act as a weak base? Write a generic equation showing the reaction by which an anion, A-, acts as a weak base.  


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Anion acts as a weak base:

  • It is determined by the formation of strength of acid from it (its conjugate acid).
  • Anion (i.e) reacts as a weak base is the weak aci...
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