Problem: State whether each of the following statements is true or false. Justify your answer in each case.Sulfuric acid is a monoprotic acid.

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We’re asked to determine whether the given statemenis true or false and to explain the answer. 


Recall that:

  • monoprotic acids → can donate only one (1) proton (H+)
  • diprotic acids → can donate two (2) protons (H+).  
  • triprotic acids→ can donate three (3) protons (H+).  


Sulfuric acid is a strong acid (oxyacid) with the formula:

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State whether each of the following statements is true or false. Justify your answer in each case.

Sulfuric acid is a monoprotic acid.

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