Flashcards in C3.3.2 - The pH Scale Deck (10)
What is an acid?
An acid is a substance that releases Hydrogen ions (H+,aq) when dissolved in water
What is formed when acid is dissolved in water?
An aqueous solution
What is a base?
A substance that can neutralise acids
What is an alkali?
A base which can dissolve into water
What does alkali release when dissolved in water?
What pH do acids have?
pH < 7
What pH do alkaline have?
pH > 7
What pH is neutral?
What can you use to show the pH of a solution?
Universal indicator, pH meter