Why is sodium chloride is neutral and sodium carbonate is basic

Asked by Swarna | 17th Aug, 2014, 12:47: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Sodium chloride is a salt of strong acid and a strong base and it is neutral with p H value of 7.
  • Sodium carbonate is a salt of weak acid and strong base and it is basic in nature with p H value more than 7.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 18th Aug, 2014, 10:49: AM

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