How are acid and bases chemically different
Asked by Avinash4kavita | 14th Aug, 2019, 08:19: PM
Acid is a substance which dissociates (or ionises) when dissolved in water to release hydrogen ions.
An aqueous solution of hydrochloric acid dissociates to form hydrogen ions.
A base is a substance which dissolves in water to produce hydroxide ions [OH-ions].
Bases which are soluble in water are called alkalis.
Sodium hydroxide is a base which dissolves in water to produce hydroxide ions
Answered by Varsha | 19th Aug, 2019, 12:27: PM
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