Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 7 - Periodic Properties of the Elements - Exercises - Page 293: 7.61a


The terms "acidic oxide" and "basic oxide" tell you what kind of solution is produced when dissolved in water.

Work Step by Step

An acidic oxide will produce an acidic solution when dissolved in water. An acidic solution has a pH < 7. A basic oxide will produce a basic solution when dissolved in water. A basic solution has a pH > 7.
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