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Making salts

The particular salt produced in any reaction between an acid and a base (or alkali) depends on: ♦ the acid used (hydrochloric acid produces chlorides, nitric acid produces nitrates, sulfuric acid produces sulfates) ♦ the metal in the base or alkali. Ammonia dissolves in water to produce an alkaline solution. It is used to produce ammonium salts. Ammonium salts are

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