What is the Arrhenius definition of acid?
Jan 28, 2017
The Arrhenius Theory of Acids and Bases states that:
- Acids ionize to produce hydrogen ions in solutions,
- Bases dissociates to produce hydroxide ions in solutions.
Acids tend to occur in compounds with non-metals. Thus, when it is mixed into a solution with water, the hydrogen and anion (hydrogen acts as a cation) dissolve into the water.
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