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the maximum amount of a solute that dissolves in a given amount of solvent at a constant temperature.
usually described as something dissolved in something else.
same as a homogeneous mixture, 2 or more different substances evenly mixed together.
ionic compound separates into ions as it dissolves (more force to pull particles apart)
Properties of Acids
- sour taste
- gritty/ rough texture
Strong acid burns skin, makes holes in clothes
Weak acid is found in many foods, citrus fruits
- turns litmus paper red
Properties of Bases
- taste bitter
- slippery texture
- turns litmus paper blue
Weak base - not dangerous
Strong base - dangerous, breaks down grease
measures how acidic or basic a solution is
0 = Strong Acid (0 - 6.9)
7 = Neutral
14 = Strong Base (7.1 - 14)
measure a pH by using an indicator
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