Problem: Rank the following 0.10 M solution in order of increasing pH.b. NH4Br, HBr, KBr, NH3

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Analyzing each salt:

NH4Br:

NH4→ protonated amine → acidic

Br→ c.base of HBR (strong acid) → neutral

acidic + neutral → weak acid


HBr → strong acid

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Rank the following 0.10 M solution in order of increasing pH.

b. NH4Br, HBr, KBr, NH3

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