Is ch4 an acid or base?

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Mar 25, 2017

Answer:

Methane is neither an acid nor a base........

Explanation:

While we can make #"methyl lithium"#, this cannot be deployed in water:

#H_3C^(-)Li^(+)(s) + D_2O(l) rarr CH_3Duarr + Li^(+)""^(-)OD(s)darr#

Here #D=""^2H#, i.e. a deuterium nucleus.