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Why H3BO3 isn’t a tribasic arhenius acid as it have three OH linkages ?

I think H3BO3 will be acidic in strongly basic solutions like CsOH

Note by Swastik Biswas
2 years, 2 months ago

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In aqueous solution, instead of donating the -OH group it breaks the H-OH bond of water and accepts the -OH group from it leaving \(H^{+}\) in the solution hence it is monobasic acid.

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\(H_3BO_3 + 2H_2O \rightleftharpoons B{(OH)_4}^{-} + H_3O^{+}\) Krishna Sharma · 2 years, 2 months ago

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