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Is Sodium Chloride NaCl (aq) salt or base or acid or neither? which is it?

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sexymama1267 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

Posted October 8, 2012 at 1:33 PM via web

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Is Sodium Chloride NaCl (aq) salt or base or acid or neither? which is it?

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jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted October 8, 2012 at 3:59 PM (Answer #1)

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NaCl is formed by the reaction of HCl and NaOH. Both are strong acids and bases. When a strong acid and a strong base react together the resultant is salt and water.Therefore NaCl is a salt.

`NaOH+HCl rarr NaCl+H_2O`

 

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