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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