We are asked whether this ion produces a basic, acidic, or neutral solution when dissolved in water.
We can observe that the molecule has a full negative charge.
Answer the following question regarding the hydrogenoxalate ion (structure given below). The Ka2 for the ion is 6.4 x 10–5.
When dissolved in water, will this ion produce a basic, acidic, or neutral solution? Circle your answer. Briefly justify your choice using the information given above.
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