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Properties of acids: React with most metals to form hydrogen gas, taste sour (like lemons), frequently feel "sticky", and usually are gases or liquids.

Properties of bases: Feel "slippery". The slippery feeling is caused because your skin dissolves a little when you touch them, taste bitter (like baking soda), React with oils and greases( that's why they're used as drain and window cleaners), frequently solids ( though ammonia is a gas that's usually dissolved in water.)

An acid has the pH under 7 and contain the cation H+; a base has a pH greater than 7 and contain the anion OH-. For example: a base is something bitter and forms hydroxide ions in solution. Something like soap, toothpaste, and drano. Another example: an acid is something sour and corrosive and forms hydrogen ions in a solution. Something like lemon juice, sour candy and anything like that.

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pH level - 7 is nuetral (ie. water) and 1-6 are acids, while anything over 8 is a base

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