Problem: Which gas dissolves in water to produce a solution that turns phenolphthalein pink?(A) CH4(B) H2S(C) NO2(D) NH3

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Phenolphthalein turns pink when the solution becomes basic. 

Bases are characterized by THREE major features: 

  • metals
  • negative charge
  • neutral amine


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Which gas dissolves in water to produce a solution that turns phenolphthalein pink?

(A) CH4
(B) H2S
(C) NO2
(D) NH3

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