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Holly Phaneuf Erskine

These are the original comments from my old site, reposted by me, just for completeness sake

that was a really helpful overview and explained a lot


Posted by: sally | December 30, 2006 at 08:50 AM

Thanks for putting that together! It was very clear and helped a lot!

Posted by: Emily | December 18, 2007 at 06:02 PM

That was great! Best explanation of acid/base relationship I've come across. Thank you!

Posted by: david | April 11, 2009 at 11:28 AM


Posted by: neely | May 10, 2009 at 06:38 PM

Thank you!!

Posted by: jeelia | October 29, 2009 at 11:18 PM

WOW! very useful! and easy to read! as a yale student taking chemistry right now... i really appreciated this!

Posted by: shell | March 03, 2010 at 08:24 PM

great!!! loved it! i was worried about acid and base but this cleared everything up!

Posted by: ge | September 28, 2010 at 07:40 PM

Hey I really appreciate this very accessible explanation of things. I find that my biggest struggle in math and science is just understanding what all the notation means. So to have a verbal, descriptive, in-plain-American-English explanation of things is so totally helpful. Thanks very much.

Posted by: LF | October 14, 2011 at 09:30 PM

typo on strong acids it's ClO4 not ClO.right?

Posted by: me | October 28, 2011 at 02:08 PM
Acid Solvent for Inorganic clogs

So it can be really confusing to hear the pka of a base! They are really talking about the pKa of the conjugate acid of the base.

Posted by: Acid Solvent for Inorganic clogs | November 28, 2011 at 05:50 AM

Wow! This is incredibly helpful. I was almost always confused when we talked about acids and bases, but this clears up most of my confusion. Thanks!

Posted by: Taylor | January 28, 2012 at 02:52 PM

Finally an explanation of acids and bases without all the jargon! Thank you so much!

Posted by: Mayci | February 28, 2012 at 07:09 PM

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