Solution: For each of the sets of compounds or ions given below, circle the most basic species and explain your reasoning. 1. PO43-       HPO42-     H2PO4 - 2. ClO -        ClO2-         CIO 3- 3. HBrO       HClO          HClO 2

Problem

For each of the sets of compounds or ions given below, circle the most basic species and explain your reasoning.

1. PO43-       HPO42-     H2PO-

2. ClO -        ClO2-         CIO 3-

3. HBrO       HClO          HClO 2