# When is an aqueous solution basic? What pH?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 12, 2016

#### Answer:

It is basic at

#### Explanation:

For any aqueous solution at

#"pH" = 7 rightarrow "neutral"# #"pH" < 7 rightarrow "acidic"# #"pH" > 7 rightarrow "basic"#

We may note that pH can take any value (even negative values or equal to zero).

P.S. I do not have too much time, but I strongly recommend you to take a look at the definition of pH as the logarithm of

Apr 23, 2016

#### Answer:

Basic

#### Explanation:

The higher the pH number is, the more alkaline (or basic) it gets.

Neutral is 7 so anything higher than 7 is alkaline and anything lower than 7 is acidic.