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the number of molecules or ions of a substance in a unit volume such as milliliter or liter

concentration

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acidity is measured using...?

pH scale

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7 is __?
0 is __?
14 is __?

neutral
acidic
basic

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proton donors that release H+ when they are dissolved in water
-increases the concentration of hydrogen ions

acids

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proton acceptors that reduce the H+ concentration
-decreases the concentration of H ions in a solution

bases

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ability of a base to neutralize acids or to make them more basic

alkalinity

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substance that minimizes changes in hydrogen and hydroxide ion concentrations in a solution

buffer