What is an acid according to Arrhenius?
According the Arrhenius, an acid is such a compound which in an aquous solution releases proton (or
Such compounds must fulfill two criteria -
1) First, it must be soluble in water (even if it is partly soluble, that'll do but, total insolubility of a compound disqualifies it to be regarded as an Arrhenius acid).
2) Second, it must be able to donate
Such acids may be classified as -
(a) Strong acids with a degree of dissociation
(b) Weak acids with a degree of dissociation