Problem: Rank the given compounds based on their relative Bronsted acidities.H-NH2H-OHH-FH-ClH-CH3

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Let’s first define a Bronsted-Lowry Acid and a Bronsted-Lowry Base.

Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor

Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor

amphoteric species it can act as an acid or as a base depending on the reaction conditions


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Rank the given compounds based on their relative Bronsted acidities.

H-NH2
H-OH
H-F
H-Cl
H-CH3

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