Problem: Explain why Ba(OH)2 is a base.

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Recall the following definitions:

Acid donates protons or hydrogen ions and/or accepts electrons

Base accepts protons or release hydroxide ions and/or donates electrons

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Explain why Ba(OH)2 is a base.

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