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Acid-Base Theories

The Arrhenius theory
ACID: Substance that produces H+1 in water.
BASE: Substance that produces OH-1 in water.
Acids are substances which produce hydrogen ions in solution.
Bases are substances which produce hydroxide ions in solution.
Neutralisation happens because hydrogen ions and hydroxide ions react to produce water.


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An acid is an electron pair acceptor.
A base is an electron pair donor.

The relationship between the Lewis theory and the Bronsted-Lowry theory is easiest to see
the relationship by looking at exactly what Bronsted-Lowry bases do when they accept
hydrogen ions. These Bronsted-Lowry bases of hydroxide ions and…

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