Problem: Which of the following is a conjugate acid/base pair?A. HCl/OCl-B. H2SO4/SO42-C. NH4+/NH3D. H3O+/OH-

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Recall that the conjugate acid of a base is simply the compound formed when a base gains a hydronium ion (H+). It's considered as an acid because it can lose H+ to reform the base. 

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Which of the following is a conjugate acid/base pair?

A. HCl/OCl-

B. H2SO4/SO42-

C. NH4+/NH3

D. H3O+/OH-

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