Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Questions for Review and Thought - General Questions - Page 652e: 92b


$Na_2O$ is a strong base.

Work Step by Step

As we have learned in the section 14-6e, oxides formed by elements from the left of the periodic table are, normally, strong bases. Since $Na$ is from the group I of the periodic table, this oxide should be strong.
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