11th Class Chemistry The p-Block Elements-I

  • question_answer 13) Is boric acid a protic acid? Explain.


    No. Boric acid is not a protic acid as it does not furnish\[{{H}^{+}}\]ions in solution. However, it accepts one lone pair of electrons from oxygen atom of water molecule to complete its octet, i.e., it is hydrated. This species releases a proton in solution.  

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