C3.3 - Detecting Acids and Alkalis.

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  • Created by: Chris
  • Created on: 20-05-10 20:19

By definition Acids contain Hydrogen ions and alkalis contain Hydroxide ions.

You can detect acids by adding blue litmus paper to the solution it will then turn red if lots of Hydrogen ions are present. Another method is to add the substance tom metal and test for Hydrogen gas given off as the metal…


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