how can we classify acid

Asked by pooja | 18th Jul, 2013, 08:30: PM

Expert Answer:

In an aqueous solution there are a few definitions

Arrhenius:     Acids donate H+ or H3O+ , bases donate OH-

Bronsted-Lowry: acids donate protons, bases accept protons.

Lewis: acids accept electrons, bases donate electrons.
Organic acids - citric acid , oxalic acid,vinegar etc.
Mineral Acids - HCl , HNO3 etc.

Answered by  | 18th Jul, 2013, 10:30: PM

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