Problem: Which statement best describes a Bronsted-Lowry base?A. It must accept protons to form a conjugate base.B. It must accept protons to form a conjugate acid.C. It must donate protons to form a conjugate base.D. It must donate protons to form a conjugate acid.

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we're being asked to determine the statement that best describes a Bronsted-Lowry base.


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.

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Which statement best describes a Bronsted-Lowry base?

A. It must accept protons to form a conjugate base.

B. It must accept protons to form a conjugate acid.

C. It must donate protons to form a conjugate base.

D. It must donate protons to form a conjugate acid.

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