7 basic because the cation and the anion hydrolyze to the same extent 8 basic

7 basic because the cation and the anion hydrolyze to

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7. basic, because the cation and the anion hydrolyze to the same extent. 8. basic, because the anion hydrolyzes to a greater extent than the cation. 9. neutral, because the cation hydrolyzes to a greater extent than the anion. 10. acidic, because the cation hydrolyzes to a greater extent than the anion. correct Explanation: Compare NH + 4 + H 2 O NH 3 + H 3 O + K a = 1 K b = 1 1 . 8 × 10 5 = 55555 . 6 OCN + H 2 O HOCN + OH K b = 1 K a = 1 3 . 5 × 10 4 = 2857 . 14 The producton of H 3 O + occurs to the greater extent, making the solution acidic.
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