Salts of weak bases producing acidic solutions

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Salts of weak bases producing acidic solutions

Postby Corryn Doll » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:17 am

Why do salts of weak bases produce acidic solutions?
Why do salts of weak acids produce basic solutions?

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Re: Salts of weak bases producing acidic solutions

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:44 pm

Salts of weak acids are conjugate base of the weak acid. Since you are adding the base, it will produce basic solution. Vice-versa for the salts of weak base.


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