Problem: Order the following solutions from lowest to highest pH:0.10 M NaClO0.10 M KBr0.10 M NH4ClO4

FREE Expert Solution

To determine if the ionic salt would be acidic, basic, or neutral, we need to identify the acidity or basicity of the cation and anion.

For cations:

transition metal

▪ charge of +2 or higheracidic
▪ less than +2 → neutral solution

main group metal


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Problem Details

Order the following solutions from lowest to highest pH:

  1. 0.10 M NaClO
  2. 0.10 M KBr
  3. 0.10 M NH4ClO4


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