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Reactions of acids

Reactions of acids (General)

The general word equations below describe what happens when acids react with neutralisers.

  • alkali + acid → salt + water
  • metal oxide + acid → salt + water
  • metal carbonate + acid → salt + water + carbon dioxide

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