Problem: Addition of phenolphthalein to an unknown colorless solution does not cause a color change. The addition of bromthymol blue to the same solution leads to a yellow color.Is the solution acidic, neutral, or basic?

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Addition of phenolphthalein to an unknown colorless solution does not cause a color change. The addition of bromthymol blue to the same solution leads to a yellow color.

Is the solution acidic, neutral, or basic?

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