Chemistry

In the reaction
Ca(H2O)+2
6 + H2O !
Ca(H2O)5(OH)+ + H3O+
the calcium compound on the left acts accord-
ing to the Bronsted-Lowry theory as
1. a base.
2. an acid.
3. a salt.
4. a solvent.

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  1. Doesn't the Ca(H2O)6+2 give a H^+ to the H2O on the left to form H3O^+ on the right. And something that donates a proton in the Bronsted-Lowry theory is a(an) (acid or base).

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