Identifying Acids and Bases Video Lessons

Concept: Identifying Binary Acids.

# Problem: Hydride ion, H– is a much stronger base than hydroxide ion. Predict the products and whether the equilibrium lies towards to reactants or products for the following reaction: H– (aq) + H2O ⇌ ? a) H3O+ (aq), equilibrium lies towards reactants b) H2 (g) + OH– (aq), equilibrium lies greatly towards products c) H2 (g) + OH– (aq), equilibrium lies greatly towards reactants d) H2O2 (aq), equilibrium lies towards product e) No reaction occurs

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Hydride ion, H is a much stronger base than hydroxide ion. Predict the products and whether the equilibrium lies towards to reactants or products for the following reaction:

H (aq) + H2O ⇌ ?

a) H3O+ (aq), equilibrium lies towards reactants

b) H2 (g) + OH(aq), equilibrium lies greatly towards products

c) H2 (g) + OH (aq), equilibrium lies greatly towards reactants

d) H2O2 (aq), equilibrium lies towards product

e) No reaction occurs

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