Explain what {eq}CH_3COOH_2^+ {/eq} is in terms of protonic concept.


Explain what {eq}CH_3COOH_2^+ {/eq} is in terms of protonic concept.

Bronsted-Lowry Acids:

A Bronsted-Lowry acid is defined as a species that is capable of donating a loosely held hydrogen as hydrogen ion or proton.

It happens in those species that have a hydrogen atom bonded to a strongly electronegative atom like oxygen, chlorine, etc.

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  • Acetic acid or ethanoic acid {eq}CH_{3}COOH {/eq} is a Bronsted-Lowry acid as it can donate a proton to form the conjugate base...

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Bronsted-Lowry Acid: Definition & Examples


Chapter 16 / Lesson 17

Learn about Bronsted-Lowry acid. Understand the Bronsted-Lowry acid definition, the mechanisms, and see Bronsted-Lowry acid and base conjugate examples.

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