Problem: Identify whether each species functions as a Bronsted-Lowry acid or a Bronsted-Lowry base in this net ionic equation.           HF (aq)             +           CO32-         ⇌                    F-                     +                  HCO3-Bronsted-Lowry _       Bronsted-Lowry _               Bronsted-Lowry _             Bronsted-Lowry _In this reaction:The formula for the conjugate _ of HF is _The formula for the conjugate _ of CO32-  is _

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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:         HF (aq)  +  CO32- ⇌ F-  + HCO3-


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

           HF (aq)             +           CO32-         ⇌                    F-                     +                  HCO3-

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

In this reaction:
The formula for the conjugate _ of HF is _
The formula for the conjugate _ of CO32-  is _

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