# Theory of acids and bases

## pH of bases

### Exercise 35

How do weak bases react with water?

a) They abandon protons and leave behind $OH^-$ ions in the solution b) They attain an equilibrium with their conjugate acids c) They accept protons to form $H_3O^+$ d) They are hydrolised to form stronger bases

The correct answer: b) They attain an equilibrium with their conjugate acids