Problem: Which one of the following is a diprotic acid?a. sulfuric acidb. nitric acidc. barium hydroxided. chloric acid

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We are being asked to identify the diprotic acid among the given acids. 

A diprotic acid is an acid that can donate two hydronium ions (H+). 


We have to write the chemical formula based on the name of each acid to determine which can donate two H+ ions.

(a) sulfuric acid

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Which one of the following is a diprotic acid?

a. sulfuric acid

b. nitric acid

c. barium hydroxide

d. chloric acid

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