salts in acids and bases

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salts in acids and bases

Postby 905085650 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:32 pm

Can someone explain to me the effect that salts have on acids and bases respectively?

Thank you!!

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Re: salts in acids and bases

Postby Casandra » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:55 pm

905085650 wrote:Can someone explain to me the effect that salts have on acids and bases respectively?

Thank you!!

A salt containing an acid will lower the solutions pH whereas a salt containing a base will raise the solutions pH.

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Re: salts in acids and bases

Postby 605168557 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:00 pm

Since salts consist of a positive ion of a base and the negative ion of an acid, it will neutralize in the reaction.


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