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An acid is a compound which when dissolved in water forms hydronium ions as the only …………… ions. A base is a compound which is soluble in water and contains …………….. ions. A base reacts with an acid to form a …………….. and water only. This type of reaction is known as …………….

 

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An acid is a compound which when dissolved in water forms hydronium ions as the only positively charged ions. A base is a compound which is soluble in water and contains hydroxide ions. A base reacts with an acid to form a salt and water only. This type of reaction is known as neutralisation.

 

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