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waheguru

  • 3 years ago

Why are solutions of acids and bases often good conductors of electricity?

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  1. waheguru
    • 3 years ago
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    Can someone explain me about acids and bases I am kind of confused

  2. waheguru
    • 3 years ago
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    I am learing about acids and bases and I read my text book but I am still confused

  3. zepp
    • 3 years ago
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    Acid, Salt and Base solutions are all good conductors of electricity

  4. waheguru
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    I dont understand why?

  5. waheguru
    • 3 years ago
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    And what makes an acid an acid and a base a base

  6. Sheng
    • 3 years ago
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    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.

  7. waheguru
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    So zepp, can you please explain what an acid is and what a base is

  8. waheguru
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    Seng are you here?

  9. waheguru
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    How can I tell of the equation os acidic or basic in this question

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  10. raspberryjam
    • 3 years ago
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    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.

  11. raspberryjam
    • 3 years ago
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    HCO3 is called a bicarbonate group btw.

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