Which acid and which base would you combine to form the salt aluminum sulfate, #Al_2(SO_4)_3#?

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May 7, 2017

Answer:

Sulfuric Acid #H_2SO_4# and Aluminum Hydroxide #Al(OH)_3#

Explanation:

From the product you need an Al ion and the sulfate ion. The most likely source for the sulfate would be sulfuric acid. The base most readily available would be aluminum hydroxide.