Chemistry Practice Problems Conjugate Acids and Bases Practice Problems Solution: In the following reaction, HCO3- (aq) + H2O (l) ⇌ ...

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Solution: In the following reaction, HCO3- (aq) + H2O (l) ⇌ CO32- (aq) + H3O+ (aq) a. H3O+ is an acid and HCO3- is its conjugate base. b. HCO3- is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base. c. HCO3- is an acid and H2O is its conjugate base. d. H2O is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base. e. H3O+ is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base.

Problem

In the following reaction, 

HCO3- (aq) + H2O (l) ⇌ CO32- (aq) + H3O+ (aq) 

a. H3O+ is an acid and HCO3- is its conjugate base. 

b. HCO3- is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base. 

c. HCO3- is an acid and H2O is its conjugate base. 

d. H2O is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base. 

e. H3O+ is an acid and CO32- is its conjugate base.

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