Identifying Acids and Bases

Identifying Acids and Bases - Bronsted Bases formal charge...

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C O O O C N N N CH N H NH O H O H O H Bronsted Bases formal charge 6 -1 0 +1 C good base not a base N good base good base not a base O good base poor base not a base Bronsted Acids formal charge 6 -1 0 +1 C not an acid not an acid N not an acid poor acid good acid O not an acid good to poor acid* good acid Generally, O with a formal charge of 0 is a poor Bronsted acid. To determine when it is a good acid, look at the element O is bonded to.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CHEM 002 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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