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Role of Water

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In the following reaction,

$$N{ H }_{ 3 }(aq)\space +\space { H }_{ 2 }O(l)\space \leftrightarrow \space N{ H }_{ 4 }^{ + }(aq)\space +\quad O{ H }^{ -}(aq)\space,$$

water functions as a

A

strong acid.

B

weak acid.

C

strong base.

D

weak base.