Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - Acid-Base Equilibria - Exercises - Page 720: 16.84b


A $NaBr$ solution is going to be neutral.

Work Step by Step

1. Identify the strength of each ion in the salt: $Na^+$: Insignificant acidity. - Since $Na^+$ is the conjugate acid of a strong base $NaOH$, it has a negligible acidity. $Br^-$: Insignificant basicity: - Since $Br^-$ is the conjugate base of a strong acid: $HBr$, it has a negligible basicity. Therefore, since none of the ions are significant electrolytes, the solution of this salt will be neutral.
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