What are the different types of acids?

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Jun 17, 2018

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Explanation:

According to Arrhenius an acid is a substance that in water can give #H^+#ions. You can have strong or weak acids.
Strong acids are for example: HCl, HI, HBr and all the acids that in their formula have two oxygen atoms more than Hydrogen ones like #H_2SO_4, HNO_3, HClO_4#...
Weak acids have less than 2 in this difference like #H_2CO_3, H_3BO_3, HIO#...

There are also organic acids with the group -COOH like acetic acid #CH_3COOH#

According to Broensted-Lowry acid is also that substance that can give #H^+#ions to other substances
for example #NH_4^+ + H_2O = NH_3 + H_3O^+#

According with Lewis acid are also that substance that have an electronic vacation as #AlCl_3# that in HCl gives
#AlCl_3 + HCl = AlCl_4^- + H^+#