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Acid and base reactions in water

Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 pm
by Isabelle Bautista 3H
Does an acid in water always form H3O+ ions, and does a base in water always form OH- ions?

Re: Acid and base reactions in water

Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:28 pm
by Katie Lam 1B
Yes, because a Bronsted acid is a proton donor so water gains a proton.