Describe the process of neutralization with the help of an example.

The reaction between an acid and a base is known as neutralization. Neutralization reaction result in the formation of salt and water. During this reaction, energy in the form of heat is evolved.


Acid + Base Salt + Water + Heat


Example: When sodium hydroxide (NaOH) is added to hydrochloric acid (HCl), sodium chloride (NaCl) and water are obtained.



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