We’re being asked to find the Bronsted-Lowry Acid and Base in the given reaction.
Let’s define a Bronsted-Lowry Acid and a Bronsted-Lowry Base. Recall also that Bronsted-Lowry acids and bases occurs in pairs called conjugate acid/base pairs.
Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor
Conjugate base → one less hydrogen form of the Bronsted-Lowry acid
Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor
Conjugate acid → one hydrogen greater than Bronsted-Lowry base
Given Reaction: CH3OH + OH- → CH3O- + H2O
Label each reactant and product in this reaction as a Bronsted acid or base.
CH3OH + OH- → CH3O- + H2O
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