Thursday, 6 August 2015

Acids, Bases, Conjugates and Amphiprotic Species

There is a very useful definition of acids and bases worth remembering:

Acids = "proton donors"
Bases = "proton acceptors"

Then, we looked at the pH of some salts and tried to justify the results. For example:

To clarify, ammonium chloride was acidic and sodium ethanoate was alkaline.

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