What does alkalinity mean?

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Aug 12, 2018

Answer:

Alkalinity refers to a substance being basic that is with a pH > 7
where the #OH^- > H_3O^+#

Explanation:

The group one metals are called the alkaline metals because when these elements are dissolved ( reacted with) in water the metals from bases. The group two metals are called the alkaline earth metals for the same reasons.