What happens when you mix an acid and a base together?

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Mar 18, 2016

Answer:

An acid base reaction occurs, with the formation of water, and a salt.

Explanation:

The classic reaction is that between hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide;

#HCl(aq) + NaOH(aq) rarr NaCl(aq) + H_2O(l)#

Can you give the products and word equations for the following acid base reactions:

#HNO_3(aq) + NaOH(aq) rarr ???#

#HI(aq) + KOH(aq) rarr ???#

#H_2SO_4(aq) + 2NaOH(aq) rarr ???#