Sodium carbonate is a basic salt because it is a salt of
(a) strong acid and strong base
(b) weak acid and weak base
(c) strong acid and weak base
(d) weak acid and strong base

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct Answer: (d) weak acid and strong base 

Explanation: Sodium carbonate is a basic salt that is formed by the combination of sodium hydroxide and carbonic acid. Sodium hydroxide is a strong base, while carbonic acid is a weak acid resulting in the formation of sodium carbonate salt.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:10