Purfume is an acid because it doesnt usually foam up when in contact with water. Also, is you put purfume on sensitive skin, it starts to sting. So if it was a base ti would be a very strong one!
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What is meant by conjugate base?
The conjugate base of an acid is the substance that remains after the acid has donated its proton.Example: Acid is HX and conjugate base is X^-. Acid is HCl, conjugate base is Cl^-. Acid is acetic acid (CH3COOH), conjugate base is acetate (CH3COO^-) ...
Asked in Organic Chemistry, Acids and Bases
Explain the relationship between the strength of an acid and its conjugate base and a base and its conjugate acid?
The stronger a base is, the weaker is its conjugate acid. The stronger an acid is, the weaker is its conjugae base. ...
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What product forms when a base reacts with an acid?
Fundamentally: acid + base --> a salt + water However, other acid base reactions exist: ex. acid + base --> conjugate base (loses a H) + conjugate acid (gains a H) ...