Unformatted text preview: d. Hydrogen bonding. Answer: D 3. Why are alcohols considered amphoteric? a. Because they can lose a proton into solvents. b. Because of the lone pairs of electrons on the oxygen atom. c. Because they can be both acidic or basic, depending upon their environment. d. Because they can form alkoxonium ions. Answer: C...
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- Fall '11
- Atom, Van der Waals, oxygen atom., Dipole interactions. c.