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What are Acid Salts and Base Salts ? What is the difference between them ? Give an example.

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Acidic salts are salts whose aqueous solutions are are distinctly acidic in character. They are mostly salts of strong acids and weak bases.


Basic salts are salts that are the product of the neutralization of a strong base and a weak acid.They are basic in nature

Examples of common acidic salts:

Ammonium chloride, NH4Cl

Aluminium sulfate, Al2(SO4)3

Lead nitrate, Pb(NO3)2

Ferric chloride, FeCl3


Basic salts

  • Calcium carbonate (CaCO3)
  • Sodium acetate (NaOOCCH3)
  • Potassium cyanide (KCN)
  • Sodium sulfide (Na2S)

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