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If one of the ions in the salt is also an acid, then when the salt is added to water, the acidic ion will also react with the water. NaCl doesn't do this because neither Na+ or Cl- are acidic. Professor Lavelle used the example NH4Cl in class to demonstrate this to us because the NH4+ ion is acidic in nature and will readily give up a proton to the nearby water molecules.
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