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Unformatted text preview: Acidic salts are formed by the reaction of polyprotic acids with less than the stoichiometric amount of base. For example, if sulfuric acid and sodium hydroxide are reacted in a 1:1 ratio. H 2 SO 4(aq) + NaOH (aq) NaHSO 4(aq) + H 2 O ( l ) The acidic salt sodium hydrogen sulfate is formed. If sulfuric acid and sodium hydroxide are reacted in a 1:2 ratio. H 2 SO 4(aq) + 2NaOH (aq) Na 2 SO 4(aq) + 2H 2 O ( l )...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at UGA.
- Fall '07