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Textbook Problem

Which of the following substances are acids in terms of the Arrhenius concept? Which are bases? Show the acid or base character by using chemical equations.

  1. a P4O10
  2. b Na2O
  3. c N2H4
  4. d H2Te

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Each of the given as an acid or base in terms of Arrhenius concept has to be identified and their chemical equations has to be given.

Concept introduction:

Acid:

According to Arrhenius theory, a compound or a substance which completely ionized in a aqueous solution to give a hydronium ion and anion is said to be acid.

Base:

According to Arrhenius theory, a compound or a substance which completely ionized in a aqueous solution to give a hydroxide ion and cation is said to be base.

Explanation

(a)

P4O10 will completely ionize in aqueous solution and forms its hydronium ion.  Therefore the compound is in acidic nature and its chemical equitation is represented as follows.

P4O10 is an acid

The chemical equation with water is P4O10 + 10H2 4H3O+ + 4H2PO4-

(b)

Na2O will completely ionize in aqueous solution and forms its hydroxide ion.  Therefore the compound is in basic nature and its chemical equitation is represented as follows.

Na2O is a base

The chemical equation with water is Na2O + H22Na+ + 2OH-

(c)

N2H will completely ionize in aqueous solution and forms its hydroxide ion

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