Acids and bases have the following in common

  • Both Acids and bases release ions in water solution 
    • On dissolving in water, acids give H + ions .
    • On the other hand, bases give OH - ions on dissolving in water
  • Since both are capable of producing ions when dissolved in water, they are electrolytes
  • Since they are electrolytes, they are both capable of conducting electricity .
  • Both Acids and Bases undergo neutralisation reaction
  • Both Acids and Bases are organic, and inorganic
  • Both Acids and BAses change color of litmus paper

What do all Acids and Bases have in common - Teachoo-01.jpg

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 2 Class 10 - Acids, Bases and Salts (Term 1)

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