distinguish strong acid from strong base
Asked by | 10th Aug, 2009, 09:21: PM
Strong acid is a substance which dissociates completely when dissolved in water to release hydrogen ions (or hydronium ions).
Example: HCl + H2O H3O+ + Cl-
Strong base is a substance which dissociates completely when dissolved in water to release hydroxyl ions.
Example: NaOH + H2O Na+ + OH-
Answered by | 11th Aug, 2009, 09:21: AM
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