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AS1.5 Acids and Bases (External)

What you need to know:

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of acids and bases
Level 1 Credits 4
Assessment: External Aspects of acids and bases will be selected from:
  • Atomic structure
  • electron arrangement of atoms and monatomic ions of the first 20 elements (a periodic table will be provided)ionic bonding names and formulae of ionic compounds using a given table of ions. 
Properties
  • acids release hydrogen ions in water reactions (of acids with bases) to form salts
  • pH and effects on indicators.
Rates of reaction and particle theory. 
Uses
  • neutralisation
  • carbon dioxide formation
  • salt formation.