Acids and bases

Acids and bases - Acids and bases The antiperspirant...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 Acids and bases The antiperspirant Secret's slogan "Strong enough for a man, but pH balanced for a woman" is one of the more familiar slogans in advertising. The statement is actually correct, since women have a higher pH than men, so the product is better suited for woman's body chemistry.
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7/7/11 Acids can be liquid or solid corrosive sour taste (vinegar (acetic acid), lemon juice (citric acid)) good conductor of electricity reacts with many metals (Mg, Zn, K, Na. ..) to produce hydrogen gas reacts with carbonates to produce CO2 gas makes Litmus paper become red makes bromthymol blue turn yellow
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7/7/11 Examples acetylsalicylic acid (ASA in aspirin) ascorbic acid (vitamin C) acetic acid (vinegar) citric acid (lemon juice) carbonic acid (soft drinks) boric acid (antiseptic) sulphuric acid (car batteries)
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7/7/11 Your stomach produces hydrochloric acid to help digest food.
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7/7/11 Bases Bases are considered the chemical opposites of acids. According to Arrhenius, a base is
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