State the difference between: acid radical and basic radical


The difference between the acid and basic radicals are explained below

Acid radicals Basic radicals
Negatively charged radicals are called acidic radicals. Positively charged radicals are called a basic radical.
Acid radicals are formed by removal of hydrogen ion (H+). Basic radicals are formed by the removal of hydroxide ion (OH).
Example: H2S04 loses one H+ ion to form HSO4 ion. Example: KOH loses OH ion and becomes K+ ion.

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