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In which reaction is water acting only as a base?
NH3(aq) + H2O(1) --> NH4* + OH
HNO3(aq) + H2O(1) --> H3O* + NO3
2 H20(1) --> H3O* + OH¯
2 H2O2(aq) --> 2 H20(1) + O2(g)
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In which reaction is water acting only as a base? NH3(aq) + H2O(1) --> NH4* + OH HNO3(aq) + H2O(1) --> H3O* + NO3 2 H20(1) --> H3O* + OH¯ 2 H2O2(aq) --> 2 H20(1) + O2(g)

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For water to act as, either it should be providing OH- ions or accepting H+ ions.

Since in reaction 1 we can see that water is providing H+ ions to NH3 hence its acting as acid n...

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