Q. 184.0( 8 Votes )

Acetic acid is a weak acid and ammonia is a weak base. Discuss the term weak.

Answer :

The strength of acids and bases depends on the number of H+ ions and OH- ions produced.

i. Acids that give rise to more H+ ions are said to be strong acids and acids that give less H+ ions are said to be weak acids.


ii. Bases that give rise to more OH- ions are said to be strong bases and bases that give less OH- ions are said to be weak bases.


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