Chemistry 2.2 Acids and bases

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What is an acid?
Something that gives out protons (H*)
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What is a base?
Something that accepts protons (H*)
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If there were many H* ions, how would this effect the pH scale?
It would be towards the lower (red) end of the scale
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When acid is added to water, what happens?
The acid releases its H* ions to the solution
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When aqueous bases or alkalines are added to water what forms?
Hydroxide ions
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What reaction occurs when mixing acids and alkalis?
Neutralisation reaction
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What is a base?

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Something that accepts protons (H*)

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If there were many H* ions, how would this effect the pH scale?

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When acid is added to water, what happens?

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When aqueous bases or alkalines are added to water what forms?

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