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Chapter 13, Problem 31E
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Identify the Brønsted-Lowry acid and base in each reaction:

a. HClO 2 +H 2 O H 3 O + +ClO 2 -

b. CH 3 NH 2 +H 2 O OH - +CH 3 NH 3 +

c. HF+NH 3 NH 4 + +F -

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The Bronsted acid and base in the given reactions are to be determined.

Concept Introduction:

According to the Bronsted-Lowry theory, an acid is a substance that donates hydrogen ions (H+) and a base is a substance that accepts hydrogen ions (H+). Hence, a proton donor is called a Bronsted acid and a proton acceptor is called a Bronsted base.

Explanation of Solution

a) HClO2+H2OH3O++ClO2

The given reaction is a Bronsted acid-base reaction. In an acid-base reaction, the transfer of protons takes place. According to the Bronsted acid-base theory, an acid is a proton donor and a base is a proton acceptor.

The reaction is as follows:

HClO2+H2OH3O++ClO2Acid       base

In this Bronsted acid-base reaction, HClO2 behaves as an acid because it is donating the protons and water behaves as a base because it is accepting the protons.

b) CH3NH2+H2OOH+CH3NH3+

The given reaction is a Bronsted acid-base reaction. In the Bronsted acid-base theory, an acid is a proton donor and a base is a proton acceptor

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