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What do these reactions end up looking like when they react with water?

a) CN-(aq)
b) HNO3(aq)
c) H2SO3(aq)

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  1. CN^- is a base and hydrolyzes.
    HNO3 is a strong acid and ionizes 100%.
    H2SO3 is a diprotic weak acid (both H^+) are weak, both react with water to form H^+, HSO3^-, and SO3^-2.

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