Problem: Identify the acid, base, conjugate acid and conjugate base in the following reaction:HCN(aq) + H2O(aq) ⇌ CN–(aq) + H3O+(aq)

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Identify the acid, base, conjugate acid and conjugate base in the following reaction:

HCN(aq) + H2O(aq) ⇌ CN(aq) + H3O+(aq)

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