What Makes a Solution a Base and an Acid?

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What Makes a Solution a Base and an Acid?

Post by sgozan » Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:24 am

??????????

Besides pH values

1-6 acid
7-7 neutral
8-16 base

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Post by sgozan » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:02 am

is anyone capable of answering this?

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Post by mith » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:10 am

arrhenius, lewis, and there's one more definition...anyone?
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Post by MichaelXY » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:46 am

Lowry?
I think the term is amphoteric.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphiprotic

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