What are protic solvents?

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Jun 16, 2018

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Water, hydrogen fluoride, ammonia....

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Protic solvents are capable of so-called autoprotolysis; that is they are capable of the reaction...

#2HX(aq) rightleftharpoons H_2X^+ + X^-#

...that is proton transfer between individual solvent molecules is specified.

You should be able to reproduce this equilibrium with the given solvents....

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