acids-bases - Acids and Bases Acids: The term acid, in...

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Acids: The term acid , in fact, comes from the Latin term acere , which means sour. Acids taste sour, are corrosive to metals, change litmus (a dye extracted from lichens) red, and become less acidic when mixed with bases . Bases: Bases (also known as alkalies ) feel slippery, change litmus blue, and become less basic when mixed with acids . Acids and Bases Neutralization: (Acid) + (Base) = (Salt) + (Water) HCl + NaOH = NaCl + H 2 O
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Where in the….S What part of the tongue can taste a lemon or other sour things? http://www.miamisci.org/ph/phplumber.html
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Answer The green areas are where you would taste sour foods such as a lemon.
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Where in the….B Where might you taste something bitter like baking soda?
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Answer The green area is where you would taste bitter foods such as baking soda. This tells you how not to take those bitter pills.
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acidic by certain pollutants in the air. Acid rain is a type of acid deposition , which can appear in many forms. Wet deposition is rain, sleet, snow, or fog that has become more acidic than normal. Dry deposition is another form of acid deposition, and this is when gases and dust particles become acidic. Both wet and dry deposition can be carried by the wind, sometimes for very long distances. Acid deposition in wet and dry forms falls on buildings, cars, and trees and can make lakes acidic. Acid deposition in dry form can
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course CHEM 11 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Concordia AB.

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