We’re being asked to determine the conjugate acids and bases of each of the given compound.
According to Brønsted and Lowry, an acid was classified as a proton (H+) donor while a base was a proton (H+) acceptor.
When an acid loses an H+ the resulting species is called its conjugate base.
***Note: The compound gains 1 negative charge for each proton removed
Give the conjugate acid of the following Bronsted-Lowry base: H2PO4-.
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