Problem: Write the balanced equation for the ionization of the weak base pyridine, C5H5N, in water, H2O. Phases, such as (aq) or (l), are optional.

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weak bases → partially dissociate in water 

bases → accept H+ from the acid 

acids (in this case H2O) → donate H+ to the base 


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Write the balanced equation for the ionization of the weak base pyridine, C5H5N, in water, H2O. Phases, such as (aq) or (l), are optional.

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