Problem: Which of the following statements regarding acids and bases is/are correct?I Bisulfate is amphiproticII pH values exclusively range from 1 to 14III Oxyacids in which the central element (N, P, S) has a higher oxidation state tend to be stronger acids than those in which the central element has a lower oxidation stateA. All statements are correctB. Only statements I and II are correctC. Only statement I and III are correctD. Only statements II and III are correctE. None of the statements is correct

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I Bisulfate is amphiprotic

• Amphiprotic means a molecule can both act as an acid (donate H+) and as a base (accept H+)

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Which of the following statements regarding acids and bases is/are correct?

I Bisulfate is amphiprotic

II pH values exclusively range from 1 to 14

III Oxyacids in which the central element (N, P, S) has a higher oxidation state tend to be stronger acids than those in which the central element has a lower oxidation state

A. All statements are correct

B. Only statements I and II are correct

C. Only statement I and III are correct

D. Only statements II and III are correct

E. None of the statements is correct

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