We are being asked to determine the correct Kb expression for the given reaction below:
Equilibrium reaction: B(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HB+(aq) + OH-(aq)
Kb is the base dissociation constant and it is an equilibrium expression.
When writing an equilibrium expression:
Which of the following is the correct K b expression for the reaction below:
B(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HB+(aq) + OH-(aq)
A) Kb = [B][H2O]
B) Kb = [HB+][OH-] / [B][H2O]
C) Kb = [HB+][OH-] / [H2O]
D) Kb = [HB+][OH-] / [B]
E) Kb = [HB+][OH-]
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