Problem: Which of the following is the definition of a base in the Lewis system? a. A base is a substance that can accept an H + ion. b. A base is a substance that, when dissolved in water, produces hydroxide ions. c. A base is a substance that contains OH - in its chemical formula d. A base is a substance that that can accept a pair of electrons e. A base is a substance that can donate a pair of electrons.

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Which of the following is the definition of a base in the Lewis system?

a. A base is a substance that can accept an H + ion.

b. A base is a substance that, when dissolved in water, produces hydroxide ions.

c. A base is a substance that contains OH - in its chemical formula

d. A base is a substance that that can accept a pair of electrons

e. A base is a substance that can donate a pair of electrons.