Problem: Which of the following is never a Bronsted-Lowry base in an aqueous solution? (a) hydrogen bromide, HBr(g) (b) sodium dihydrogen phosphate, NaH2PO4(s) (c) sodium phosphate, Na3PO4(s) (d) ammonia, NH3(g) (e) sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3(s) 

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Bronsted Lowry base are known to be H acceptors. 

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Which of the following is never a Bronsted-Lowry base in an aqueous solution? 

(a) hydrogen bromide, HBr(g) 

(b) sodium dihydrogen phosphate, NaH2PO4(s) 

(c) sodium phosphate, Na3PO4(s) 

(d) ammonia, NH3(g) 

(e) sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3(s) 

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