2 Charul gupta Asked: October 18, 20202020-10-18T09:04:16+00:00 2020-10-18T09:04:16+00:00In: Class 10 Why do acids not show acidic behaviour in the absence of water? 2 NCERT Solution for Class Tenth Science Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts Exercises Questions Page No-19 Questions No-8 cbseclass10ncertscience Share Facebook 2 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Iksita Singh 2020-12-05T06:50:18+00:00Added an answer on December 5, 2020 at 6:50 am Acids do not show acidic behaviour in the absence of water because the dissociation of hydrogen ions (𝐻+) from an acid occurs in the presence of water only. It is the hydrogen ions (𝐻+) that are responsible for the acidic behaviour. For more answers visit to website: https://www.tiwariacademy.com/ncert-solutions/class-10/science/chapter-2/ 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp raj1234 2021-02-01T17:02:07+00:00Added an answer on February 1, 2021 at 5:02 pm The acidic behaviour of acid is due to the presence of hydrogen ions. The acids will not show its acidic behaviour in the absence of water, this is because acids do not dissociate to produce H+(aq) ions in the absence of water. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.