We’re being asked to identify which of the given compounds is a Bronsted-Lowry acid.
Let’s define a Bronsted-Lowry Acid and a Bronsted-Lowry Base.
Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor
Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor
• HF is a weak acid
• can dissociate in a solution:
Which one of the following is a Br∅nsted-Lowry acid?
B) HNO 2
C) CH 3COOH
D) (CH 3) 3NH +
E) all of the above
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