Problem: Zinc hydroxide is an amphoteric substance. Write equations that describe Zn(OH) 2 acting as a Brønsted-Lowry base toward H+ and as a Lewis acid toward OH -.

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Zinc hydroxide is an amphoteric substance. Write equations that describe Zn(OH) 2 acting as a Brønsted-Lowry base toward H+ and as a Lewis acid toward OH -.

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