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Answer all of the questions below. If you do not know an answer enter CNA. However, it will help me the most if you answer each question with your best intuition/idea about what would be a reasonable answer.

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Laboratory Section:

1. Given a beaker containing only water, what is/are the specie(s)/substances/ions (if any) in the sample? Write the formula (be sure include charge if ions are present) and provide the name.

2. Provide a short definition of an acid.

3. Provide a short definition of a base.

4. Make a list of some acids you know, if you can, provide a name and a formula. You do not have to look examples up in a book, I'm interested in what you can recall.

5. Make a list of some bases you know, if you can provide a name and a formula. You do not have to look examples up in a book, I'm interested in what you can recall.

6. For acids what does the term strong acid mean to you?

7. What does the term weak acid mean?

8. Recalling the concept of the equilibrium constant, indicate what you believe the size of the equilibrium constant might be for a strong acid?

a weak acid?

9. Is there anything about the questions that you feel you do not understand? List your concerns/questions.

10. If there is one question you would like to have answered in lecture, what would that question be?