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Is sulphate ion acidic? Give reason for your answer.

Is sulphate ion acidic?
Give reason for your answer.

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Amogh Dasture
48 Points
6 years ago
sulphate ion is very weakly basic. this is because as it has 2 negative charge which makes it a lewis base. but the charges are in conjugation and has 6 resonating structures. hence the charge is not transferred easily. so it is a very weak base

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