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Unformatted text preview: Definitions Arrhenius Definitions: • An acid is a species that produces • A base is a species that produces Bronsted- Lowry Definition: more general ions in water ions in water An acid is a proton ( ion) donor A base is a proton ( ion) acceptor HB acts as a B.- L. acid in the forward direction A Bronsted- Lowry reaction might have the following form; HA acts as a B.- L. acid in the reverse direction A- acts as a B.- L. base in the forward direction B- acts as a B.- L. base in the reverse direction - The species that is formed when a proton is removed from an acid is called the conjugate base of that acid. - The species that is formed when a proton is added to a base is called the conjugate acid of that base. Amphiprotic: A species that can either accept or donate a proton (water) Chapter 7.5 Weak Acids and Their Equilibrium Const...
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