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Why does an aqueous solution of an acid conduct electricity?

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Why does an aqueous solution of an acid conduct electricity?
posted Jan 5, 2018 by Uttam Barman

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Because of added ions (acids are those that produce the hydrogen ion when dissolved in water). When a solute dissociates in water to form ions, it is called an electrolyte, due to the solution being a good electrical conductor.

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answer Jan 5, 2018 by Salil Agrawal
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