# What is the specific term given to a substance which forms from the addition of an acid and a base?

##### 1 Answer
May 11, 2018

Well, there are TWO such substances....

#### Explanation:

viz....

$\text{Acid + base "rarr" salt + water}$

And very simply....

$H C l \left(a q\right) + N a O H \left(a q\right) \rightarrow {\underbrace{N a C l \left(a q\right)}}_{\text{the salt}} + {H}_{2} O \left(l\right)$