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  • one year ago

"Which of the following list contains an acid, a base and a neutral substance? (a) LiOH , H2O , CACO3 (b) Ca(OH)2 , NaCl , KNO3 (c) CO2 , NH3 , Na2CO3 (d) MgCl2 , MgO, NO2 " How would you determine this?

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  1. chmvijay
    • one year ago
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    do u know the difference between the acid base and neutral substance

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    An acid has a low pH and gives away a proton in a reaction. A base receives the proton in a reaction and has a high pH. A neutral substance has a pH of 7 and thats about it..

  3. chmvijay
    • one year ago
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    yaa now think which one gives protons and which one gives -OH groups out of those chemicals

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (a) LiOH gives the -OH, and the H20 gives the protons (b) Ca(OH)2 gives the -OH but which gives the protons? (c) NH3 can give the protons - can't it?? (d) doesn't give any...

  5. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    MgO in option d is a base not sure if NO2 " is an acid or not

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