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    Predict if solution is acidic, basic or nearly neutral.

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    Predict whether the following solution will be acidic, basic, or nearly neutral.

    MgSO4.

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    Let's set out some basic rules:

    A salt of a strong acid and a strong base forms aqueous solutions that are neutral (e.g. NaCl).

    A salt of a weak acid and a strong base forms aqueous solutions that are basic (e.g. NaCH3CO2). Why is this? Because the ...

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    The solution predicts the acidity of a solution.

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