Acid and base reactions in water

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Isabelle Bautista 3H
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Acid and base reactions in water

Postby Isabelle Bautista 3H » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:20 pm

Does an acid in water always form H3O+ ions, and does a base in water always form OH- ions?

Katie Lam 1B
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Re: Acid and base reactions in water

Postby Katie Lam 1B » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:28 pm

Yes, because a Bronsted acid is a proton donor so water gains a proton.


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