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What are some common household acids?


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Acids:

  • Any hydrogen-containing material capable of transferring a proton (Hydrogen ion H+) to another chemical is classified as an acid.
  • An acid is a proton donor, while a base is a proton acceptor, according to the Lowry-Bronsted definition.

Uses of acids:

  • Acids are used in our home for a variety of the things, some common acids are:-
  • Citric acid:- it is found in all the citrus fruits.
  • Lactic acid:- It is found in the milk when it gets transformed into the curd.
  • Acetic acid:- It is found in vinegar, pickles and ketchup.
  • Sulphuric acid:- It is found in the drain cleaners.

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