Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 19 - Acids, Bases, and Salts - 19.1 Acid-Base Theories - 19.1 Lesson Check: 6

Answer

Acids have a sour, tart taste, react with metals such as Zn and Mg, react with compounds containing Hydroxide ions (good proton acceptors to form water and a salt). Bases have a bitter taste, feel slippery, reacts with an acid to form water and a salt, and can from strong or weak electrolytes in aqueous solution.

Work Step by Step

Acids have a sour, tart taste, react with metals such as Zn and Mg, react with compounds containing Hydroxide ions (good proton acceptors to form water and a salt). Bases have a bitter taste, feel slippery, reacts with an acid to form water and a salt, and can from strong or weak electrolytes in aqueous solution.
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