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Science Chapter 6 Lesson 6.4 Acids and Bases Solution

Term Definition
hydrogen ion (H+) A positively charged ion (H+) formed of a hydrogen atom that has lost its electron.
hydrogen ion (OH-) A negatively charged ion made of oxygen and hydrogen.
pH scale A range of values used to indicate how acidic or basic a substance is; expresses the concentration of hydrogen ions in a solution.
neutralization A reaction of an acid with a base, yielding a solution that is not as acidic or basic as the starting solutions were.
salt An ionic compound made from the neutralization of an acid with a base.