# (a) Interpretation: A chemical equation showing the indicated behaviour of given species in water should be written. Concept Introduction: Concept Introduction: Acid is defined as a substance that gives hydrogen ion/s in the aqueous solution. Similarly, base is a substance that gives hydroxide ions in the aqueous solution. When a acid gives its hydrogen ion, conjugate base is formed and when a base gives its hydroxide ion, conjugate acid is formed. For example, if HA is an acid, the reaction for formation of conjugate base will be as follows: HA → H + +A − Here, A − is conjugate base. Similarly, if BOH is a base, the reaction for formation of conjugate acid will be as follows: BOH → B + +OH − Here, B + is conjugate acid. Thus, a conjugate base can accept hydrogen ion and conjugate base can accept hydroxide ion.

### Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399425

### Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399425

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Chapter 16, Problem 15QAP
Interpretation Introduction

## (a)Interpretation:A chemical equation showing the indicated behaviour of given species in water should be written.Concept Introduction: Concept Introduction: Acid is defined as a substance that gives hydrogen ion/s in the aqueous solution. Similarly, base is a substance that gives hydroxide ions in the aqueous solution. When a acid gives its hydrogen ion, conjugate base is formed and when a base gives its hydroxide ion, conjugate acid is formed.For example, if HA is an acid, the reaction for formation of conjugate base will be as follows:HA→H++A−Here, A− is conjugate base.Similarly, if BOH is a base, the reaction for formation of conjugate acid will be as follows:BOH→B++OH−Here, B+ is conjugate acid.Thus, a conjugate base can accept hydrogen ion and conjugate base can accept hydroxide ion.

Interpretation Introduction

### (b)Interpretation:A chemical equation showing the indicated behaviour of given species in water should be written.Concept Introduction: Concept Introduction: Acid is defined as a substance that gives hydrogen ion/s in the aqueous solution. Similarly, base is a substance that gives hydroxide ions in the aqueous solution. When a acid gives its hydrogen ion, conjugate base is formed and when a base gives its hydroxide ion, conjugate acid is formed.For example, if HA is an acid, the reaction for formation of conjugate base will be as follows:HA→H++A−Here, A− is conjugate base.Similarly, if BOH is a base, the reaction for formation of conjugate acid will be as follows:BOH→B++OH−Here, B+ is conjugate acid.Thus, a conjugate base can accept hydrogen ion and conjugate base can accept hydroxide ion.

Interpretation Introduction

### (c)Interpretation:A chemical equation showing the indicated behaviour of given species in water should be written.Concept Introduction: Concept Introduction: Acid is defined as a substance that gives hydrogen ion/s in the aqueous solution. Similarly, base is a substance that gives hydroxide ions in the aqueous solution. When a acid gives its hydrogen ion, conjugate base is formed and when a base gives its hydroxide ion, conjugate acid is formed.For example, if HA is an acid, the reaction for formation of conjugate base will be as follows:HA→H++A−Here, A− is conjugate base.Similarly, if BOH is a base, the reaction for formation of conjugate acid will be as follows:BOH→B++OH−Here, B+ is conjugate acid.Thus, a conjugate base can accept hydrogen ion and conjugate base can accept hydroxide ion.

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