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Concept: Discussing Arrhenius Acids and Bases. 

Problem: Write a chemical equation for HNO3(aq) showing how it is an acid or a base according to the Arrhenius definition.

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We're being asked to write a chemical equation for HNO3(aq) in aqueous solution and determine if it is an Arrhenius acid or Arrhenius base.


Recall that according to the Arrhenius definition:

 An Arrhenius acid increases the concentration of H+ ion when dissolved

An Arrhenius base increases the concentration of OH ion when dissolved


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Write a chemical equation for HNO3(aq) showing how it is an acid or a base according to the Arrhenius definition.

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