Sodium carbonate is a basic salt because it is a salt of

(A) strong acid and strong base

(B) weak acid and weak base

(C) strong acid and weak base

(D) weak acid and strong base



The ph levels of Salt are used to identify if the salt is Acidic or Basic.

Sodium carbonate i.e. Na 2 CO 3 is a salt of strong base (NaOH) and weak acid (H 2 CO 3 )

So the correct option is (d) weak acid and strong base

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 2 Class 10 - Acids, Bases and Salts (Term 1)

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