Problem: What are the Arrhenius definitions of an acid and a base?A) An acid is a substance that produces OH- ions in aqueous solutions. A base is a substance that produces H+ ions in aqueous solutions. B) An acid is a substance that produces H+ ions in aqueous solutions. A base is a substance that produces OH- ions in aqueous solutions.

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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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What are the Arrhenius definitions of an acid and a base?


A) An acid is a substance that produces OH- ions in aqueous solutions. A base is a substance that produces H+ ions in aqueous solutions. 

B) An acid is a substance that produces H+ ions in aqueous solutions. A base is a substance that produces OH- ions in aqueous solutions.

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