Problem: Benzoic acid (C6H5COOH) and aniline (C6H5NH2) are both derivatives of benzene. Benzoic acid is an acid with Ka = 6.3 x 10-5 and aniline is a base with Kb = 4.3 x 10-10.What are the conjugate base of benzoic acid and the conjugate acid of aniline?

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Benzoic acid (C6H5COOH) and aniline (C6H5NH2) are both derivatives of benzene. Benzoic acid is an acid with Ka = 6.3 x 10-5 and aniline is a base with Kb = 4.3 x 10-10.
Benzoic acid is a COOH single bonded to benzene. Aniline is an NH2 single bonded to benzene.

What are the conjugate base of benzoic acid and the conjugate acid of aniline?

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