Author(s): Chris Oxlade
What is the difference between a base and an alkali? How do acids react with metals? What does the pH scale measure? This title explores what gives acids and bases their properties, how they react with each other, and how we use them in our everyday lives. You will also find several experiments that can be done at home.
definitions of important terms and explanations of key concepts - formulae and word equations - the periodic table with explanatory notes - glossary and index