Why H+ ions combines with other atoms when it is stable in formation of H3O ions

Asked by lovemaan5500 | 22nd Nov, 2017, 06:45: AM

Expert Answer:

When acid is diluted with water, acids gives H+ ions. These H+ ions combine with water to form H3O+ (hydronium ion).
oxygen in the water molecule has the lone pair of electrons, oxygen donates its lone pair to H+ ions which has lack of electrons.
When some negatively charged species attracted hydrogen ion towards itself then only Hydrogen ion react with other species.
 

Answered by Ramandeep | 22nd Nov, 2017, 10:38: AM

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