Problem: Ammonia, NH3, acts as an Arrhenius base, a Brønsted-Lowry base, and a Lewis base, in aqueous solution.Explain what properties of ammonia correspond to each of the three definitions of "base."

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Establish the definition for Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis bases and show how NH3 correspond to the three definitions

For Arrhenius bases

Arrhenius bases increases the concentration of OH ion when dissolved in water

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Ammonia, NH3, acts as an Arrhenius base, a Brønsted-Lowry base, and a Lewis base, in aqueous solution.

Explain what properties of ammonia correspond to each of the three definitions of "base."

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