WHAT IS AN ACID

Asked by  | 20th Feb, 2009, 02:10: PM

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An acid (often represented by the generic formula HA [H+A]) is traditionally considered any chemical compound that, when dissolved in water, gives a solution with a hydrogen ion activity greater than in pure water, i.e. a pH less than 7.0.

Answered by  | 20th Feb, 2009, 06:55: PM

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