Salts as Acids and Bases

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Samin Kabir
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Salts as Acids and Bases

Postby Samin Kabir » Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:41 pm

How would you determine whether a salt is an acid or a base?

Sahiti Annadata 3D
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Re: Salts as Acids and Bases

Postby Sahiti Annadata 3D » Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:42 pm

A salt is neither a base or acid but is rather the product of a neutralization reaction between an acid and a base.

Nicole Bruno Dis 1B
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Re: Salts as Acids and Bases

Postby Nicole Bruno Dis 1B » Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:30 pm

The following link is a great resource and describes some guiding principles in determining if salt solutions are acidic or basic:
https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves ... nd_Decoste)/7%3A_Acids_and_Bases/7.08_Acid-Base_Properties_of_Salts

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Re: Salts as Acids and Bases

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