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Shrinidhi Vaidya from Narayana Vidyalayam , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 18/7/11

 WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE  BETWEEN  ALKALIS  AND  BASES  ?

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pooja.baruah... ,Meritnation Expert added an answer
Answered on 19/7/11

Hi,
A base is a substance that neutralizes an acid and can accept H+ ion. An alkali on the other hand is a soluble base where OH- is involved.e.g. NaOH is an alkali and NH3 is a base.
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