Problem: Classify the following as Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry, or Lewis acid-base reactions. A reaction may fit all, two, one, or none of the categories:(b) H2SO4 + NH3 ⇌ HSO4− + NH4+

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H2SO4 → will increase Hconcentration

NH3 → will increase OHconcentration

Arrhenius acid-base reaction


H2SO4 → donated H

NH3 → accepted H+

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Classify the following as Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry, or Lewis acid-base reactions. A reaction may fit all, two, one, or none of the categories:

(b) H2SO4 + NH3 ⇌ HSO4 + NH4+

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