Chemistry X | Acids, Bases and Salts | Family of Salts

Family of Salts

Activity 2.13

  1. Write the formulae of the salts given below. Potassium sulphate, sodium sulphate, calcium sulphate, magnesium sulphate, copper sulphate, sodium chloride, sodium nitrate, sodium carbonate and ammonium chloride.
  2. Identify the acids and bases from which the above salts may be obtained.
  3. Salts having the same positive or negative radicals are said to belong to a family. For example, NaCl and Na2SO4 belong to the family of sodium salts. Similarly, NaCl and KCl belong to the family of chloride salts. How many families can you identify among the salts given in this Activity?
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