Classify these compounds as a Brønsted–Lowry acid, a Brønsted–Lowry base, or neither.?

Classify these compounds as a Brønsted–Lowry acid, a Brønsted–Lowry base, or neither.

HF

(CH3)2NH

KOH

HNO3

C2H5OC2H5

CHCl3

H3PO4

3 Answers

  • acid

    base

    neither

    acid

    neither

    neither

    acid

  • KOH is a Base

  • H + Halogens is acid, HCl, HBr, HI are STRONG, HF is weak.

    (CH3)2NH is amine (deriv of ammonia NH3), also C2H5NH2 and (CH3)3N – are weak bases

    Metal + OH is strong base (& NaOH, LiOH, Ba(OH)2, Ca(OH)2, etc)

    HNO3 is nitric ACID

    C2H5OC2H5 (diethyl ether) is base

    CHCl3 (chloroform) is neither

    H3PO4 is phosphoric ACID

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