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Give Reason for the Following. Hydronium Ions Are Always in the Form H3o+ - Science and Technology

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Give reason for the following. 

Hydronium ions are always in the form H3O+ 

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When an acids dissolve in water. The H+ ion from acid always goes to the nearest water molecule to form hydronium ion.


For example : When Hydrochloric acid(HCl) is a strong acid. When it is dissolved in water, HCl is ionized completely in aqueous solution.  Hydrochloric acid will donates its proton H+ to water molecule to form a hydronium cation H3O+and chloride anions Cl- .

Concept: Concentration of Acid and Base
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Balbharati Science and Technology 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 5 Acids, Bases and Salts
Exercise | Q 9.1 | Page 74
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