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Acids and bases

KEY DEFINITIONS pH: mathematical function that indicates the concentration of aqueous hydrogen ions, H+(aq) in a water-based solution. pH scale: a logarithmic mathematical scale that extends from 0 (very strong acid) to 14 (very strong alkali). At room temperature, a solution that has a pH equal to 7.0 is described as a neutral solution. Acidic pH or acidic solution: a solution

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