Copy of Acid & Bases
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Produces more hydrogens (H) when in water.
Characteristics of an acid.
Have a sour taste and a strong smell.
Produce more hydroxides (OH) when in water
Characteristics fo a base.
Have a bitter taste and feel soapy.
Another term for a base.
Add an acid with a base.
How to neutralize an acid or base.
Water + Salt
What products are created when an acid and a base are combined?
Red Litmus Paper
A paper strip that indicates only a base.
Blue Litmus Paper
Paper strip that indicates only for an acid.
Clear liquid that is an indicator for a base and turns it pink.
Clear liquid that is an indicator for an acid and turns it yellow.
Paper strip that indicates for both acids and bases as well as strength.
Household cleaners, baking soda, plaster, soft soaps, laundry detergent, bleach
Citrus fruits, carbonated drinks, vinegar, car batteries, stomach acid, aspirin
A scale from 0-14 to indicate the acidity or alkalinity of a substance
A compound that turns one color in acidic solutions and another color in basic solutions. (red cabbage is an example)
pH of 7