What is the pH of salt and vinegar?

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Jun 17, 2016

Answer:

Common salt solutions are #pH# neutral. Vinegar solutions have #pH# #~=# #3-4#.

Explanation:

#NaCl#, as the salt of a strong acid and a strong base is #pH# neutral in aqueous solution. The #pH# of a given concentration of vinegar (aqueous acetic acid) may be calculated given #K_a# for acetic acid.