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Acidic, Basic, or nuetral?

  1. Dec 16, 2004 #1
    Acidic, Basic, or nuetral???

    If each was dissolved in water, will the solution be acidic, basic, or neutral???

    1) (CH3)3N+Cl- Acidic
    2) (CH3)4N+Cl- Nuetral

    Are these right???

    Thanks
    nautica
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2004 #2

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  4. Dec 16, 2004 #3
    Sorry, I couldnt find it and could not remember what we had decided. Thanks

    On the other I had a typo. It should be

    (CH3)3NH+Cl-
     
  5. Dec 17, 2004 #4

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    Okay, that one should be slightly acidic. A protonated weak base will be a weak acid.
     
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