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Is sulphate ion amphoteric?

sulphate ion is not amphoteric because according to Bronsted-Lowry concept an amphoteric specie is that which can donate as well as accept aproton but sulphate ion is not capable of donating proton so it is not amphoteric Full Answer

What are amphoteric metals?

Amphoteric is a chemical entity (ion or molecule) which can react as an acid but also as a base. Compounds of beryllium, tin, aluminium, lead, zinc have amphoteric hydroxides and oxides. Full Answer