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Homework Help: Which one will give a hydrogen

  1. Feb 25, 2009 #1
    how to know which of these substances will act as an acid
    and which one will act as a base??

    case A:
    CHOOH +H_2O

    case B:
    NH_3 +H_2O
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  3. Feb 25, 2009 #2


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    Do you know the systematic name of the first substance? Thats a give away ;)
  4. Feb 26, 2009 #3
    i dont know there names
    but i do know that what act as an acid
    in one of them
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