Problem: A substance that is capable of acting as both an acid and as a base is ______. a) binary acid-baseb) conjugatedc) diproticd) amphiprotice) misciblef) autosomal

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We’re being asked to identify a substance that is capable of acting as both an acid and as a base.


Let's briefly define each option given:

a) binary acid-base

Binary acids are certain compounds in which hydrogen is combined with a second nonmetallic element. Examples are HF and HCl.

b) conjugated

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A substance that is capable of acting as both an acid and as a base is ______. 

a) binary acid-base

b) conjugated

c) diprotic

d) amphiprotic

e) miscible

f) autosomal

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