Problem: Ammonia, NH3 produces hydroxide ions in aqueous solution byA. donating a proton to an acid molecule.B. donating a proton to a water molecule.C. donating a hydrogen ion to water molecule.D. accepting an electron from an acid molecule.E. accepting a proton from a water molecule.

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Let’s define a Bronsted-Lowry Acid and a Bronsted-Lowry Base.

Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor

Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor

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Ammonia, NHproduces hydroxide ions in aqueous solution by

A. donating a proton to an acid molecule.

B. donating a proton to a water molecule.

C. donating a hydrogen ion to water molecule.

D. accepting an electron from an acid molecule.

E. accepting a proton from a water molecule.

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