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The Salt Which Will Give an Acidic Solution on Dissolving in Water Is: (A) Kcl (B) Nh4cl (C) Na2co3 (D) Ch3coona - Science

The salt which will give an acidic solution on dissolving in water is:
(a) KCl
(b) NH4Cl
(c) Na2Co3
(d) CH3COONa

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Solution

 NH4Cl 
NH4Cl is formed with a weak base, ammonium hydroxide (NH4OH), and a strong acid, hydrochloric acid (HCl). On dissolving in water, NH4Cl hydrolyses to form more H+ ions than OH- ions. Thus, it is acidic with a pH less than 7. 

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 54 | Page 99
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