Problem: Which ion forms a basic solution when dissolved in water?a) Br–b) NO3–c) HSO4–d) SO32–

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For this problem, we are being asked which ion forms a basic solution when dissolved in water

To determine if an anion is a basic ion, we should add H+ to it. If the addition of H+ leads to:

1. a weak acid, the anion is basic.

2. a strong acid, the anion is neutral.


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Which ion forms a basic solution when dissolved in water?
a) Br
b) NO3
c) HSO4
d) SO32–

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