# What is meant by the basicity of an acid ?

Solution:
Basicity of an acid is defined as its ability to donate H+ in an aqueous solution.
For example, the basicity of H2SO4 is 2 since H2SO4 $\underset{}{\to }$ 2H+ + SO42-
The basicity of HNO3 is 1 since HNO3 $\underset{}{\to }$ H+ + NO3​​​​​-

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