Asked in Chemistry, Acids and Bases
Is it possible for a substance to be neither acid nor basic?
Yes, it is possible for something to be neither an acid or a base. Vinegar isn't considered an acid or a base. ...
Asked in Acids and Bases
How do you measure whether something is an acid or a base?
A simple way to tell the difference between an acid and a base is by taste. An acid always has a sour taste and a base always has a bitter taste. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Acids and Bases
What are acid base reactions?
Acid-base reactions are chemical reactions that occur only between an acid and a base. These are examples of single-displacement reactions. An acid is loosely described as something, whether it be an element or a compound, combined with hydrogen to form a (larger) compound. A base is loosely described as a compound or element combined with OH (Hydroxide). An acid-base reaction always yields H2O. ...