What are acids and bases according to Arrhenius Concept
Based on the theory of ionisation, Swedish Svante Arrhenius proposed the concept of acid and base in 1884.
What is an acid ?
What is a base ?
Do you know the amphoteric nature of water.
An amphoteric substance that can act as an acid as well as a base. An amphoteric substance accepts a proton from acid and acts as a base. Its donates a proton to a base and act as an acid. This is the unique nature of water.