what is the arrhenius definition of an acid and a base?

Asked by Mahak Kothari | 16th Sep, 2013, 01:05: PM

Expert Answer:

The Arrhenius definition of an

acid is a substance that when dissolved in water increases the concentration of hydrogen ion, H+(aq).

A base is a substance that when added to water increases the concentration of hydroxide ion, OH-(aq).

Answered by  | 17th Sep, 2013, 08:58: AM

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