Problem: Classify these definitions as that of an Arrhenius acid, an Arrhenius base, or other.• a substance that can donate a hydrogen ion to another substance.• a substance that produces an excess of hydroxide ions (OH-) in aqueous solution.• a substance that produces an excess of hydrogen ions (H+) in aqueous solution• a substance that can accept a hydrogen ion from another substance.

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We’re being asked to determine which of the following given definition is an Arrhenius acid and/or 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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Classify these definitions as that of an Arrhenius acid, an Arrhenius base, or other.

• a substance that can donate a hydrogen ion to another substance.

• a substance that produces an excess of hydroxide ions (OH-) in aqueous solution.

• a substance that produces an excess of hydrogen ions (H+) in aqueous solution

• a substance that can accept a hydrogen ion from another substance.

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