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waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can someone explain me about acids and bases I am kind of confused

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am learing about acids and bases and I read my text book but I am still confused

zepp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Acid, Salt and Base solutions are all good conductors of electricity

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont understand why?

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what makes an acid an acid and a base a base

Sheng
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They 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.

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So zepp, can you please explain what an acid is and what a base is

waheguru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How can I tell of the equation os acidic or basic in this question

raspberryjam
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Bases 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.

raspberryjam
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0HCO3 is called a bicarbonate group btw.
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