Which ion is the weakest base? A) CH_3CH_2O^- B) hydroxide ion C) acetate ion D) CH_3^-

Question:

Which ion is the weakest base?

A) CH_3CH_2O^-

B) hydroxide ion

C) acetate ion

D) CH_3^-

Base :

A base is a chemical species which can readily donate electrons to other compounds or receives protons from other compounds. An acid is the opposite way of a base as an acid donate protons. So, the relationship between an acid and a base is that a strong acid is a weak base and a weak acid is a strong base.

Answer and Explanation:

To find the weakest base.

A weak base struggles to donate electrons or accept protons.

And also, a weak base is a strong acid.

Of the following;

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