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We’re being asked to show HSO3- , an amphoteric (amphiprotic) compound, as an acid toward water.
Recall that an amphoteric (amphiprotic) compound means it can act as either an acid or a base. .
The hydrogen sulfite ion (HSO3-) is amphiprotic.
Write a balanced chemical equation showing how it acts as an acid toward water.
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