What is the difference between alkalis and bases?

Asked by Tanvi | 9th May, 2013, 11:14: AM

Expert Answer:

Bases are substance which accepts H+ ions or electron pair. 

Alkalis are type of bases which dissolve in water. Examples are Sodium hydroxide, Potassium hydroxide etc.

Example of a base which is not an alkali is Copper hydroxide.

Answered by  | 9th May, 2013, 11:37: AM

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