What is a neutral solution?


A solution which is neither acidic nor basic is called a neutral solution. Its pH value is 7. It does not change the colour of the indicator.

A solution is defined as neutral if the concentration of hydrogen ions is the same as the concentration of hydroxide ions:

Neutral solution: [H+] = [OH-]

where [H+] = concentration of hydrogen ions in solution.

and [OH-] is the concentration of hydroxide ions in solution.

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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