Lecture 21: Acid-Base Equilibrium

author: Catherine L. Drennan, Department of Chemistry, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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I. Classification of Acids and Bases

A. Arrhenius

B. Brønsted-Lowry

1. Conjugate acid-base pairs

2. Amphoteric molecules

C. Lewis acid and base

I. Autoionization of Water

III. pH Function

IV. pOH Function

V. Strength of Acids and Bases

1. Acid in water

2. Base in water

3. Conjugate acids and bases

4. Relative strengths of acids

VI. Types of Acid-Base Problems

VII. Equilibrium Involving Weak Acids

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