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Why do acids not show acidic behaviour in the absence of water?

 

Answer:

In the absence of water, acids do not dissociate to produce H + ions. It is only in the presence of water, that acids dissociate and produce H + ions, which are responsible for the acidic behaviour of acids. Hence acids will not exhibit acidic behaviour in the absence of water.  

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