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Do all acids and bases disassociate completely in water?


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May 14, 2012 2:30PM

Firstly, it is a fact that dissociation and dissolving are two different chemical properties.

An acid or base which dissolves well in water may not dissociate into ions perfectly, acetic acid and ammonia are the most frequent examples.

On the other hand, there are acids and bases which dissociate well but not perfectly dissolving. Oxalic acid and barium hydroxide can be given as examples in this instance.