Acids, neutralisation and their salts

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What is a base?
A base is a compound that can neutralise an acid
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What is the reaction called?
The reaction is called neutralisation
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What products are formed when acids and bases react together?
The products formed are ; salt + water
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If you neutralise an acid with carbonate then what is produced
The products formed are ; salt + water + carbon dioxide
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Where is hydrochloride acid made and why is it important?
HCl is made naturally in our stomachs. It is important for killing bacteria and for activating some enzymes for digestion.
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What are antacids?
Antacids are medicines taken to relive indigestion and they work by neutralising excess stomach acid.
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What is the reaction called?

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The reaction is called neutralisation

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What products are formed when acids and bases react together?

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If you neutralise an acid with carbonate then what is produced

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Where is hydrochloride acid made and why is it important?

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