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Predict whether the aqueous solution of the following salt is acidic, neutral, or basic:
Potassium hydrogen phosphate

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Please refer to the attached file for the solution. (1) First, you have to dissociate the salt:

K2HPO4  2 K++ HPO42-

(2) Second, decide which ion/ions will ...

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This explains whether Potassium hydrogen phosphate is acidic, neutral or basic.