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waheguru
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Why are solutions of acids and bases often good conductors of electricity?
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waheguru Group Title
Why are solutions of acids and bases often good conductors of electricity?
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can someone explain me about acids and bases I am kind of confused
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am learing about acids and bases and I read my text book but I am still confused
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Acid, Salt and Base solutions are all good conductors of electricity
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont understand why?
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And what makes an acid an acid and a base a base
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Sheng Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
They are good conductors of electricity because when acid/bases enter a solution they deionize (separate into ions) which helps conduct electricity. Also acid = anything below pH of 7, base = anything above pH of 7.
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So zepp, can you please explain what an acid is and what a base is
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Seng are you here?
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How can I tell of the equation os acidic or basic in this question
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raspberryjam Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Bases generally have hydroxyl groups or HCO3 and acids generally just have an H+. For example in your question HNO3 is an acid and KHCO3 is a base.
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HCO3 is called a bicarbonate group btw.
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