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Chapter 13, Problem 17E
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List several common acids and where they might be found.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Different acids and their availability in human surroundings are to be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Acids are important because they help maintain a certain pH level. This pH level is an important factor especially in biological processes, because enzymes that are present in the body or in food are very specific for their acidity.

Explanation of Solution

Hydrochloric acid (HCl): Gastric juice is a digestive fluid that is mainly composed of hydrochloric acid. This acid is naturally found in gastric juice, produced in the stomach by parietal cells (often called oxyntic cells) in the gastric gland, in the stomach.

Phosphoric acid (H3PO4): The acidity in soda drinks is mainly due to the presence of phosphoric acid. Apart from soft drinks, it is also found in various dairy products such as milk, buttermilk, cottage cheese and so on.

Carbonic acid (H2CO3): It is produced when carbon dioxide is dissolved in water

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