Problem: According to the Brønsted-Lowry definition, an acid isA) a substance that can donate a proton to another species.B) a substance that increases the hydroxide ion concentration in a solution.C) a substance that can accept a proton from another species in solution.D) an electron pair acceptor.E) a substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution.

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Bronsted-Lowry Acid and a Bronsted-Lowry Base.

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According to the Brønsted-Lowry definition, an acid is

A) a substance that can donate a proton to another species.

B) a substance that increases the hydroxide ion concentration in a solution.

C) a substance that can accept a proton from another species in solution.

D) an electron pair acceptor.

E) a substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution.

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