Problem: Is CH2Cl2 a bronsted acid, base, or neither?

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We’re being asked to identify which of the given compounds is a Bronsted-Lowry acid/base or neither

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

Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor

Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor

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Is CH2Cl2 a bronsted acid, base, or neither?

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