Monobasic acid

Monobasic acid
Acid types
Monobasic acid  · Dibasic acid · Tribasic acid

A monobasic acid is an acid that has only one hydrogen ion to donate to a base in an acid-base reaction.[1][2] Therefore, a monobasic molecule has only one replaceable hydrogen atom.[3] Examples are HCl and HNO3.

See also

  • Monoprotic acid
  • Polyprotic acid

References

  1. ^ Definition of monobasic acid from Answers.com Retrieved October 12, 2008.
  2. ^ Monobasic acid at the Online Medical Dictionary Retrieved October 12, 2008.
  3. ^ Monobasic at Datasegment.com Retrieved October 12, 2008.

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