Write a chemical equation for NaOH(aq) showing how it is an acid or a base according to the Arrhenius definition.
Definition of an Acid and a Base
Arrhenius defines an acid and a base by looking at the ions formed when the substance is dissolved in water. Arrhenius says that an acid produces hydrogen ions in water while a base produces hydroxide ions in water.
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We can use the equation for sodium hydroxide, NaOH, dissolving in water to determine if this substance is an Arrhenius acid or an Arrhenius base. When...
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What are Arrhenius acids and bases? Learn the definitions of Arrhenius acids and bases. See the list of Arrhenius acids and bases and the limitations of the Arrhenius model.