We are being asked if the solution of KCN will be acidic, basic, or neutral.
Ionic salts are made up of positively charged ion (cation) and a negatively charged ion (anion). 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.
▪ charge of +2 or higher→acidic
▪ less than +2 → neutral solution
A 0.10 M solution of KCN will be acidic, neutral, or basic?
D) Cannot be determined with the information given.
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