# Define Neutralization . - Chemistry

Definition

Define neutralization.

#### Solution

Neutralization: A chemical reaction in which a base or an alkali reacts, with an acid to produce salt and water only.

$\ce{\underset{\text{sodium hydroxide}}{NaOH(aq)} +\underset{\text{hydro chloride acid}}{HCl(aq)}->\underset{\text{sodium cholride}}{NaCl(aq)}+\underset{\text{water}}{H2O}}$

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Selina Concise Chemistry Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 6 Chemical Reactions
Exercise 2 | Q 3.2 | Page 86