Acids and Bases :  Typical Acids and Bases
Acids
Common Acids
Name   Formula   Where It's Found
acetic acid HC2H3O2 vinegar
acetylsalicylic acid HC9H7O4 aspirin
ascorbic acid H2C6H6O6 vitamin C
carbonic acid H2CO3 carbonated beverages
citric acid H3C6H5O7 citrus fruits
hydrochloric acid HCl stomach acid
sulfuric acid H2SO4 batteries

Common Bases
Name   Formula   Where It's Found
aluminum hydroxide Al(OH)3 water purification
ammonia (aqueous solution) NH3 household cleaners
calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2 mortar
magnesium hydroxide Mg(OH)2 milk of magnesia (antacid and laxative)
potassium hydroxide KOH soap and glass making
sodium hydroxide NaOH drain and oven cleaners
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