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-
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 _
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