Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Exercises - Questions: 5

Answer

Bases turn red litmus paper blue. Bases are bitter in taste and are slippery. Bases also neutralize acids

Work Step by Step

Baking soda is the most common example of a common household base. Soap also gets its cleaning power by containing a base. This allows it to both attach to contaminant particles and water.
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