Problem: What is a conjugate acid-base pair for the following equilibrium?H2O(l) + NH4+(aq) ⇌ NH3(aq) + H3O+(aq)a. H20 is an acid and H3O+ is its conjugate baseb. NH4+ is an acid and NH3 is its conjugate basec. H20 is an acid and NH3 is its conjugate based. H2O is a base and NH3 is its conjugate acide. H2O is a base and NH4+ is its conjugate acid

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What is a conjugate acid-base pair for the following equilibrium?

H2O(l) + NH4+(aq) ⇌ NH3(aq) + H3O+(aq)

a. H20 is an acid and H3O+ is its conjugate base

b. NH4+ is an acid and NH3 is its conjugate base

c. H20 is an acid and NH3 is its conjugate base

d. H2O is a base and NH3 is its conjugate acid

e. H2O is a base and NH4+ is its conjugate acid

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