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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