Write the formula for the conjugate acid of each of the following bases.

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Write the formula for the conjugate acid of each of the following bases.

 

Express your answer as a chemical formula. 

 

  1. C2H5NH2
  2. CLO4 -
  3. HPO4 2-
  4. HCO3 -
asked Mar 1, 2012 in General Chemistry by Joey33 ~Expert~ (1,216 points)
    

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To form the conjugate acid of a base, you just add one hydrogen ion, and the acid loses an electron.

So these would become:

  1. C2H5NH3 +
  2. HCLO4 
  3. H2PO4 -
  4. H2CO3 

 

answered Mar 1, 2012 by awesome ~Expert~ (1,479 points)

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