Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 19 - Acids, Bases, and Salts - 19 Assessment: 74

Answer

For a salt to effectively break apart water (hydro/lysis), it can either be a strong acid (anion) and a weak base (cation), or a weak acid (anion) and a strong base (cation).

Work Step by Step

For a salt to effectively break apart water (hydro/lysis), it can either be a strong acid (anion) and a weak base (cation), or a weak acid (anion) and a strong base (cation).
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