Why should we never addw ater to acids?

Asked by  | 14th May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

It is for safety reasons. Acid reacts violently with water, so it is better to put a small amount of acid into water slowly. If you added water to a beaker of acid, it would quickly consume the water explosively. 

Answered by  | 15th May, 2011, 06:14: PM

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