3. Which of the following reactions best represents the hydrolysis reaction of a salt that gives an acidic solution when dissolved in water? Let C+and A- represent the cation and anion of the salt.a. CA + H2O → C+ + A- + H2Ob. CA + H2O → HA + C++ OH -c. CA + H2O → COH + A-+ H+.d. CA + H2O → COH + HAExplain your answer:

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3. Which of the following reactions best represents the hydrolysis reaction of a salt that gives an acidic solution when dissolved in water? Let C+and A- represent the cation and anion of the salt.

a. CA + H2O → C+ + A- + H2O
b. CA + H2O → HA + C++ OH -
c. CA + H2O → COH + A-+ H+.
d. CA + H2O → COH + HA

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The CA undergoes hydrolysis in water and forms protons which acidify the medium.

Because, the concentration ...

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