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Examples of how we use acids and bases in everyday life.
Taking an antacid to settle a sour stomach, putting agricultural limestone on a garden, & mixing baking soda with vinegar are everyday examples of neutralization reactions.
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User: Examples of how we use acids and bases in everyday life.

Weegy: Taking an antacid to settle a sour stomach, putting agricultural limestone on a garden, & mixing baking soda with vinegar are everyday examples of neutralization reactions.

User: Define acid

Weegy: An acid (often represented by the generic formula HA [H+A-]) is traditionally considered any chemical compound that, when dissolved in water, gives a solution with a hydrogen ion activity greater than in pure water, i.e. a pH less than 7.0. [ That approximates the modern definition of Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted and Martin Lowry, who independently defined an acid as a compound which donates a hydrogen ion (H+) to another compound (called a base). Common examples include acetic acid (in vinegar) and sulfuric acid (used in car batteries). Acid/base systems are different from redox reactions in that there is no change in oxidation state. ]

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