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Acids

 

chemical compounds containing hydrogen that can be replaced by a metal to form salts and dissociating when dissolved in water to form H+ ions (protons) or, more accurately, hydronium ions, H3O+. According to current ideas certain compounds that do not contain hydrogen are also included in the acid group.

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