Amphoteric Substance

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Amphoteric Substance A substance which can act either as an acid or a base, depending on the nature of the other substance is called an amphoteric substance or amphiprotic . Water can accept a proton and can act as a base. Similarly it can
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Unformatted text preview: donate a proton and act as an acid. HCl (g) + H 2 O H 3 O + + Cl-Base NH 3 (g) + H 2 O NH 4 + + OH-Acid...
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course CHEM 102 taught by Professor Henshaw during the Spring '08 term at VCU.

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