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Explain the term alkali?


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Alkali

  • Alkali is defined as an ionic or basic salt of an alkaline earth metal or alkali metal.
  • It is a base that can dissolve in water.
  • An alkali or base is known to have a pH more than 7.

Example:

Sodium hydroxide (NaOH), Calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) and Potassium hydroxide (KOH) are some examples of alkali.


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