Definitions , Theories, & Properties o f Acids & Bases. Chapter 16. Properties. Both acids and bases ionize or dissociate in water Acids : taste sour, conduct electricity, cause certain indicators to change color,turn blue litmus paper red, and react with metals to form H 2 gas
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Knowledge Level Question #1
An unknown solution conducts electricity. Upon further testing, scientists find that hydrogen gas is emitted when it is dropped onto magnesium ribbon. Classify the substance according to its properties.
BUTHCl(aq) is named hydrochloric acid.
HCl + H2O H+ + Cl-
NaOH + H2O Na+ + OH-
Knowledge Level Question #2
Which of the following aqueous solutions is an Arrhenius acid?
D.) Both a and c
NH3(aq) + H2O(l) NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq)
Application Level Question #3
Which of the following substances is the acid in the H2SO4 dissociation example?