Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1133610668
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-066-3

Chapter 6 - Some Types of Chemical Reactions - Exercises - Aqueous Solutions - Page 241: 3


1. Acids: Acids are sour in taste, turn blue litmus to red, dissolve in water to release H+ ions. 2. Bases: Bases are bitter in taste, turns red litmus to blue and when dissolved in water releases OH– ions. 3. Salts: Any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, with all or part of the hydrogen of the acid replaced by a metal or other cation. 4. Molecular compound: A compound formed when two or more atoms join together chemically through covalent bonds are called molecular compounds.

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Three common classes of compounds are electrolytes.
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