Is NaClO3 an acid or base or salt?
Sodium chlorate (NaClO3) is neither an acid nor a base. It is a neutral salt. NaClO3 is a salt made from the neutralization of strong acid (HClO3) and strong base (NaOH). Its pH value is equal to 7.
“According to the concept, strong acid and a strong base will form neutral salt. So, pH of the solution will remain equal to 7.”
Check these two articles to understand the acid and bases concept.
⇒ How to tell if acid or base is strong or weak?
⇒ How to tell if something is acid, base, salt, or neutral?
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