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What are acids & bases?
Substance dissolved in water = aqueous
May be acidic, alkaline or neutral.
Bases = chemicals which can neutralise acids
Alkalis = bases which dissolve in water
Pure water is neutral…read more
E.g. citric acid, sulfuric acid, ethanoic acid
Taste sour (but many are too dangerous to
taste at all)
Hydrochloric acid is made when hydrogen
chloride (HCl) gas dissolves in water:
HCl (g) H+ (aq) + Cl- (aq)