Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 18 - Problems - Page 817: 18.1


The acid or base gets ionized in an aqueous solution. And according to arrhenius concept, if H+ is released in solution, the substance is acidic, and if OH- is released then the compound is basic. Hence water plays an important role in its ionisation of acid/base.

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