Two substances A and B react to give a salt. It is also given that substance A has sour taste. Which of the following is true?
Both A and B are acids
A is base while B is acid
Both A and B are bases
A is acid while B is base
We know acid and base react to form salt and water. Here as substance A is sour in taste so we can say that it is an acid. Therefore substance B has to be base in order to form salt and water.