What is the #pH# of a solution of #KBr#?

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Jul 9, 2017

Answer:

Well potassium bromide is the salt of a strong acid, and a strong base.......

Explanation:

#KOH(aq) + HBr(aq) rarr KBr(aq) + H_2O(l)#

Neither the cation nor the anion would cause hydrolysis, and if equimolar quantities were reacted the solution would express a neutral #pH#, i.e. #pH=7#.........

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