# Problem: Identify whether each species functions as a Bronsted-Lowry acid or a Bronsted-Lowry base in this net ionic equation.           HS-                +           HCN (aq)         ⇌            H2S (aq)              +                  CN-Bronsted-Lowry _       Bronsted-Lowry _               Bronsted-Lowry _             Bronsted-Lowry _In this reaction:The formula for the conjugate _ of HS- is _The formula for the conjugate _ of HCN is _

###### FREE Expert Solution

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:         HS- + HCN (aq) ⇌  H2S (aq) + CN-

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###### Problem Details

Identify whether each species functions as a Bronsted-Lowry acid or a Bronsted-Lowry base in this net ionic equation.

HS-                +           HCN (aq)         ⇌            H2S (aq)              +                  CN-

Bronsted-Lowry _       Bronsted-Lowry _               Bronsted-Lowry _             Bronsted-Lowry _

In this reaction:
The formula for the conjugate _ of HS- is _
The formula for the conjugate _ of HCN is _