chemical
base attributes
  • contains group 1 or 2  metal with a  hydroxide ion (OH-)
acid attributes
  • contains Hydrogen (but not including (OH)) with a halogen
  • contains COOH
  •  contains Hydrogen, Oxygen, and some other element (and "H" is listed first)
ACID, BASE, or NEITHER
CO2


HCOOH


H2O


HNO3


NaOH


LiOH


HCl


NaCl


NH4OH


Ca(OH)2


CH3COOH


H2SO4



C6H12O6


MgSO4