1. Acids Properties and Examples

Acetylsalicylic Acid

Acetylsalicylic acid (also known as aspirin) is a medication used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin, in the form of leaves from the willow tree, has been used for its health effects for at least 2,400 years.

Ball-and-stick model of the aspirin molecule.

Aspirin is a white, crystalline, weakly acidic substance.

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