Acids & Bases

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Acids and bases are opposites but are alike in many ways.

First, a base, a base is anything that forms a hydroxide ion in water. Bases are corrosive. Bases eat through other chemicals and other substances that is their job. Examples of these are antacids, eggs, household ammonias, and drain cleaners. Bases have a PH balance of above eight and no higher then fourteen.

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