Arrhenius concept of acids and bases

Arrhenius was first to define acids and bases in aqueous solution. An acid is a substance that dissociate in aqueous solution to give hydrogen ions. All mineral acids like HCl, HNO₃ and H₂SO₄ containing hydrogen when dissolved in water dissociates completely into H+ ions as: HCl → H++ Cl⁻ HNO₃ Read More …