Calcium phosphate is present in tooth enamel, its nature is (1) Acidic (2) Basic (3) Neutral (4) Amphoteric

Answer: (2)

Calcium phosphate is basic salt since it is a source of weak phosphoric acid and a slightly stronger base of calcium hydroxide. The other name of calcium phosphate is hydroxyapetite. It is present in the crown area in a tooth and in bones.

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