Water is a fascinating molecule to study, especially in reference to acid base chemistry. Both amphoteric and amphiprotic (explained in video) it will undergo ionization to yield both an acid and a base.
This video breaks it down and covers important related calculations required for the MCAT.
Resources Mentioned in the Video:
- Formal charge shortcut
- Solving Exponents/Square roots without a calculator
- Negative log shortcut without a calculator
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This is video 6 in the MCAT Acid Base series. Catch the entire series HERE