Equations, acids and redox - key definitions


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Acid
proton donor (H+ donor)
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Base
proton acceptor (H+ acceptor)
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Salt
produced when the H+ of an acid is replaced by another positive ion
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Oxidation
loss of electrons or increase in oxidation number
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Reduction
gain of electrons or decrease in oxidation nuber
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Disproportionation
a reaction in which an element is simultaneously oxidised and reduced
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proton acceptor (H+ acceptor)

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Base

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produced when the H+ of an acid is replaced by another positive ion

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loss of electrons or increase in oxidation number

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gain of electrons or decrease in oxidation nuber

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