Tue August 16, 2011 By:

why is sodium bisulphate is called an acid salt?

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Tue August 16, 2011
Solutions of sodium bisulfate are acidic, with a 1M solution having a pH of < 1.Formula of sodium bisulphate is NaHSO4 .it dissociates in aqueous solution  to give H+ ions and NaSO4-
It liberates H+ ions in the solution hence it is said to be acidic salt.
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