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Chapter 23 Acids and Bases

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acid
Proton Donor;, any compound that forms H+ ions in solution
hydronium ion
H3O+
indicator
a compound that changes color in the presence of an acid or a base
base
compound that produces hydroxide (OH) ions in solution
pH
potential hydrogen;, a measure of how acidic or basic a solution is; the measure of concentration of H+ in a solution
buffer
solutions containing ions that react with additional acids and bases to minimize the effects of pH
neutralization
reaction in which an acid reacts with a base and forms water and a salt
salt
an ionic compound made from the neutralization of an acid with a base