Problem: What set of the compounds below will form neither an acidic nor a basic solution when dissolved in water?BaO      CH3OH      HF      SO3      PH3a. BaO and CH3OHb. BaO, CH3OH, SO3, and PH3c. CH3OHd. BaOe.PH3

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We're being asked to identify the set of the compounds that will form neither an acidic nor a basic solution when dissolved in water.


Let's check each given compound and determine how will they react with water:

BaO 

    BaO is a metal oxide

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What set of the compounds below will form neither an acidic nor a basic solution when dissolved in water?

BaO      CH3OH      HF      SO3      PH3

a. BaO and CH3OH
b. BaO, CH3OH, SO3, and PH3
c. CH3OH
d. BaO
e.PH3

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