1. Give the conjugate acids for the following bases:
2. Give the conjugate bases for the following acids:
3. H2PO4- is listed in question 1 as a base and in question 2 as an acid. What is the name for a compound that exhibits this behavior?
1. Add a proton, H+, to the base to find the conjugate acid:
2. Remove a proton, H+, from the acid to find the conjugate base.
3. The name for a compound that can serve as both and acid and a base is amphoteric.