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Explain Salt Hydrolysis. Name Two Salts Which Are (A) Acidic (B) Basic (C) Neutral, When Dissolved in Water. - Chemistry

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Explain salt hydrolysis. Name two salts which are (a) acidic (b) basic (c) neutral, when dissolved in water.

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Solution

Salt hydrolysis : The reaction between a salt and water to produce an acid or a base is called salt hydrolysis or hydrolysis. By hydrolysis the salt, we can find out its parent acid and parent base.

For example :  \[\ce{NaCI + H2O -> Na+ + CI-}\]

Salt which are acidic :
(i) Ammonium sulphate
(ii) Ammonium chloride

Salt which are basic :
(i) Potassium carbonate
(ii) Sodium acetate

Salt which are neutral:
(i) Ammonium acetate
(ii) Ammonium Carbonate.

Concept: Classification of Salts
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Chemistry Part 2
Chapter 3 Study Of Acids, Bases and Salts
Exercise | Q 13 | Page 71
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