Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 4 - Sections 4.1-4.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 14

Answer

The Arrhenius definitions for acids and bases are the definition of an acid as a substance that dissociates $H^{+}$ ions in an aqueous solution and a base as a substance that dissociates $OH^{-}$ ions in an aqueous solution.

Work Step by Step

Because of the contextual nature of this acid/base definition, it's only relevant in aqueous solutions.
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