ACIDS AND BASES. What is acid?. a substance that ionizes in water to produce hydrogen ions, H + What is base? a substance that reacts with an acid to form only salt and water What is alkali? Soluble bases that produce OH ¯ ions in water. Chemical properties of acid Sour taste
What is base?
form only salt and water
What is alkali?
a) bases to produce salts and water
b) metals to produce salts and hydrogen gas
c) carbonates to produce salts , carbon dioxide gas and water
a)Acid to produce a salt and water
b)Heated with ammonium salt to produce ammonia gas
Uses of base in daily life
Higher pH value
Lower pH value
When acids meets base
ions, the lower the pH value, and more acidic the solution is