2. Bases Properties and Examples

Salts of strong bases and weak acids

A strong base NaOH (sodium hydroxide) added to a weak acid CH3COOH (acetic acid) in 1L of solution, forming NaCH3COO (sodium acetate) and water.CH3COOH (aq) + NaOH(aq) → NaCH3COO (aq) + H2O(l)  weak                   weak                 salt               water  acid                     base

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