why is seawater called basic?

Asked by  | 29th Jun, 2008, 06:01: PM

Expert Answer:

Seawater contains most of NaCl so after reaction with water it form NaOH & HCl ,so due to presence of NaOH which is basic in nature and hence seawater is called basic.

Answered by  | 1st Jul, 2008, 02:35: PM

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