Problem: Classify each of the following reactants and products as an acid or base according to the Bronsted theory: 

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The acid for this reaction is the alkyne (HC≡CH) which served as proton donor for the alkoxide (proton acceptor). The conjugate acid was the alcohol while the conjugate base is the alkynide

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Classify each of the following reactants and products as an acid or base according to the Bronsted theory: 

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