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what is an alkali
An alkali is a compound that dissolves to give a solution with a pH higher than 7
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what is an acid
All acids: have a low pH (1-6) – the lower the number the stronger the acid react with bases to form neutral compounds are corrosive when they are strong are an irritant when they are weak
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sodium hydroxide + hydrochloric acid
sodium hydroxide + hydrochloric acid → sodium chloride + water
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copper oxide + hydrochloric acid
copper oxide + hydrochloric acid → copper chloride + water
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calcium carbonate + hydrochloric acid
calcium carbonate + hydrochloric acid → calcium chloride + water + carbon dioxide
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what is an acid

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All acids: have a low pH (1-6) – the lower the number the stronger the acid react with bases to form neutral compounds are corrosive when they are strong are an irritant when they are weak

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sodium hydroxide + hydrochloric acid

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copper oxide + hydrochloric acid

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calcium carbonate + hydrochloric acid

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