how do acids produce some hydroxyl ions and how do bases produce some hydronium ions?

Asked by A M | 22nd Aug, 2010, 12:39: PM

Expert Answer:

Acids, produce hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, but water ionizes to produce hydrogen as well as hydroxyl ions so a solution of acis in water has hydroxyl ions
Similarly Aqueous solution of bases have hydrogen ions(from water)

Answered by  | 22nd Aug, 2010, 06:44: PM

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