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write the balanced equation for the ionization of the weak base pyridine, C5H5N, in water

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  1. It acts just like NH3 does as a base.
    NH3 + HOH ==> NH4^+ + OH^-

    C6H5NH + HOH ==> C6H5NH2^+ + OH^-

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    posted by DrBob222
  2. C5H5N +H2O <---> C5H6N+ + OH-

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