Give an example of a basic salt.

CH3COONa is a basic salt because it was formed by a strong base (NaOH) and a weak acid (CH3COOH).

Sodium acetate which is formed in the reaction is basic in nature so the  of this salt is greater than 7. sodium acetate is widely used as a source of carbon for the culturing of many important bacteria. This compound is also used as a pickling agent during chrome tanning activities.

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