Definition of Binary Acid

Definition: A binary acid is a binary compound where one element is hydrogen and the other is a nonmetal.

Examples: HCl, HF and HI are all binary acids.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Definition of Binary Acid." ThoughtCo, Jun. 23, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-binary-acid-604827. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 23). Definition of Binary Acid. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-binary-acid-604827 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Definition of Binary Acid." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-binary-acid-604827 (accessed January 20, 2018).