What are examples of acids and bases at home?

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Acids and bases are chemicals that are found all around us in everyday life. Acids have a sour taste while bases posses a bitter taste. A acid base reaction is a chemical reaction that occurs when an acid is added to the base product. When the acid and base are mixed, this usually produces a neutral salt product. Examples of acids are lemons and limes. Some examples of bases are medicines, mustard and cleaning products.
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There are several definitions of acids and bases. Because of this, the answer depends on the definition. Using the Lewis acid/base definition, any molecule that accepts electrons
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Red cabbage and vinegar are acids and laundry
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Vinegar is acetic acid and citric acid is found in oranges, and lemons. Draino is used to unclog plumbing is a base (NaOH) and NH4OH in window cleaners.
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Some characteristics of acids: Sour in taste, turns blue litmus (an acid-base indicator) red, liberates carbon ioxide from sodium bicarbonate in aqueous solution, ionises and liberates
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