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# What happens when you add an acid an a base together?

Updated: 9/20/2023

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Q: What happens when you add an acid an a base together?
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### What happens if you add a base an acid?

If you add the same quantity of an acid and a base it will become neutral.i.e forms salt and water

### What happens when you add acid to base mix?

It will neutralize the mix.

### Happens when an acid is added to a base?

If you add the same quantity of an acid and a base it will become neutral.i.e forms salt and water

### What happens when there is a buffered mixture and you add an acid or a base to it?

The pH remain unchanged.

### A swimming pool worker wants the pools pH to be 7.2 she comes by to test the water and finds the pH is 9.2 what should she do to correct this situation?

If the pH is higher than she wants it to be, she gotta add acid. If it too low, add base. :p Apex

### How do you neutralize an acid or a base?

If it is an acid then add a base until the pH level becomes 7, which is neutral. If it is a base, add acid until the pH is seven.

### What happens when you add a acid into a base?

They neutralise each other, assuming you neutralise a volume of acid with a base of the same molarity they completely cancel each other out leaving water and a salt. The salt differs depending on the acid and base used.

### How do you make an acid or a base neutral?

If it is an acid then add a base until the pH level becomes 7, which is neutral. If it is a base, add acid until the pH is seven.

### What happens to indices when the same bases are multiplied together?

Add the two indices and leave the base number as it is

### What happens when an acid reacts chemically with an alkali?

What happens is that first if you put an acid indicator and a sulphuric acid it will turn red but if you add another solution it will turn a different colour. and if you add acid and alkali together then it will turn into salt and H2O xxx

### Can Neutralize a base physical or chemical?

Add a strong base to strong acid and you will neutralize it. Similarly, add a strong acid to a strong base and it will be neutralized. For example:- HCl + NaOH ----&gt; NaCl + H2O You add a strong base to a strong acid and get a neutral salt and water.