We’re being asked to classify each of the given compounds as a Bronsted-Lowry acid, a Bronsted-Lowry Base, or neither.
Let’s define a Bronsted Lowry-Base and Bronsted-Lowry acid first.
Bronsted-Lowry acid → proton (H+) donor
Bronsted-Lowry base → proton (H+) acceptor
▪ H2SO4 has a proton that it can donate
Classify each of these compounds as a Bronsted-Lowry acid, a Bronsted-Lowry Base, or neither.
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