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– Polar substances dissociate, forming solutes. Figure 2.5 Inorganic Compounds: Inorganic Water Water
2. H+ and OH participate in participate chemical reactions chemical
– Acid/Base properties Acid/Base of water of δ δ 3. Hydrogen bonding between water molecules between makes water a temperature buffer. temperature
• H-bonds absorb heat Figure 2.4b 4. Tetrahedral – ice floats! 3 2/1/2010 B. Acids, Bases, and Salts
1. An acid iis a substance An acid s that dissociates into one or more H+. HCl H+ + Cl 2. A base iis a substance base s that dissociates into one or more OH, or takes OH or up one or more H+. NaOH Na+ + OH
Figure 2.6ab Acids, Bases, and Salts
• A salt iis a substance that salt s dissociates into cations and cations and anions anions
– neither of which is H+ or OH. or NaCl Na+ + Cl Figure 2.6c 4 2/1/2010 Acid-Base B...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Staples during the Spring '09 term at Canada College.
- Spring '09