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27th October 2011 - 09:13 AM
An acid is a substance which reacts with a base.
28th October 2011 - 04:23 AM
Commonly, acids can be identified as tasting sour, reacting with metals such as calcium, and bases like sodium carbonate.
29th October 2011 - 05:50 AM
Aqueous acids have a pH of less than 7, where an acid of lower pH is typically stronger, and turn blue litmus paper red.
31st October 2011 - 03:00 AM
Chemicals or substances having the property of an acid are said to be acidic.
31st October 2011 - 12:40 PM
Common examples of acids include acetic acid (in vinegar), sulfuric acid (used in car batteries), and tartaric acid (used in baking).
1st November 2011 - 02:51 AM
As these three examples show, acids can be solutions, liquids, or solids.
2nd November 2011 - 02:58 AM
Gases such as hydrogen chloride can be acids as well.
3rd November 2011 - 07:17 AM
Strong acids and some concentrated weak acids are corrosive, but there are exceptions such as carboranes and boric acid.
8th November 2011 - 06:29 PM
phosforic acid gives you face phots.
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