why is sodium bisulphate is called an acid salt?

Asked by praju99 | 16th Aug, 2011, 01:11: AM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 16th Aug, 2011, 03:27: PM

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