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Hydrogen ions in acids and bases

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Define an acid and a base in terms of the hydrogen ion.

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Acids are ionic compounds which release H+ into solution and bases are ionic compounds which release OH-. If we mix an acid and base together, the H+ ion ...

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Use of hydrogen ions to define acids and bases

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