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SPM Chemistry Form 4 Notes – Acids and Bases (Part 8 )

18 July 2011

Neutralisation is the name given for a chemical reaction involving an acid and base where they interact and ends with the formation of salt. In it, the base “cancels out” the acid in the reaction. Understanding the definition of this is important to identify the neutralisation process which occurs regularly but goes unnoticed by most [...]

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SPM Chemistry Form 4 Notes – Acids and Bases (Part 2)

8 July 2011

Acids and bases are very useful in our daily lives. Let’s start with acids. Without acids, we won’t have Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), your car won’t start (sulphuric acid in car batteries) or even accelerated rotting of your food (food preservative in the form of citric acid). Similarly, imagine a world without bases. Without bases, [...]

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