Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises: 4.35c

Answer

Salt and it exists completely as ions.

Work Step by Step

NaClO4 is the salt of Na+ and (ClO4)-. From table 4.1 we see that ClO4- is not on there, but since compounds with alkali metal cations are generally soluble, we can assume NaClO4 is also soluble in water. This means it will dissociate into ions.
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