Problem: What happens if you mix a strong acid and strong base, but add more of one than the other?

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We're being asked to determine what happens if you mix a strong acid and strong base, but add more of one than the other.

Recall that when an acid and a base react they neutralize each other to produce water (not all the time) and salt (always).


strong acid + strong base; strong acid >> strong base

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What happens if you mix a strong acid and strong base, but add more of one than the other?

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