Lecture 26: Acids and Bases: Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry, and Lewis Definitions, Acid Strength and pH

author: Donald R. Sadoway, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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"And we came to know the common ion effect which in the presence of a common ion we observed repressed solubility. Today I want to talk about a subset, some specialized solution chemistry. And that takes us to acids and bases, which are pervasive.

Perhaps you got up this morning and washed your hair with pH balanced shampoo and treated yourself to some orange juice with citric and ascorbic acid. Maybe you had the radio playing powered by zinc-alkaline batteries.

I started my car thanks to a lead acid battery. And I had some appliances running, electricity-generated coal fired plant which was spewing sulfur dioxide generating acid rain. We are off to a good start..."

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