BASES

ACID,BASES AND BUFFERS

Electrolytes A substance that conducts electricity in solution form is called electrolyte. Its example is sodium chloride (NaCI). Many fluids contain strong electrolytes hat break down (ionize) into ions. Most acids and bases are electrolytes. cid n acid is a substance that releases hydrogen

ACIDS, BASES & SALTS

Acid An acid is a substance that releases hydrogen ions (in when dissolved in water. A hydrogen atom without its electron is only a proton. Thus an acid is a proton donor:                                         HCI   H + CI One molecule of hydrogen chloride dissolves in