# What is an Arrhenius base?

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Apr 22, 2018

The specie which donate $\left[O {H}^{-}\right]$thus increase its concentration in the solution , is an Arrhenius Base.

#### Explanation:

The specie which gives $\left[O {H}^{-}\right]$ions on making its aqueous solution is an Arrhenius Base.

For Eg : $N a O H \left(a q\right) \rightarrow N {a}^{+} + O {H}^{-}$