We’re being asked to determine if the given salts are acidic, basic or neutral when dissolved in water.
The acidic ions are usually cations and include:
1. Transition metals with a charge of +2 or higher. Transition metals not satisfying this condition are neutral.
2. Main group metals with a charge of +3 or higher. Main group metals not satisfying this condition are neutral.
3. Amines, which are compounds that contain only N and H (i.e. NH3) or C, N, and H (i.e. CH3NH2)
Classify these salts as acidic, basic, or neutral. And Why?
NaCN , K2CO3
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