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How does salt neutralise?

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I'm assuming you mean a salt neutralising an acid or base- This can not actually happen, because a salt is already 'Neutralised'

An acid can neutralise a base, and a base neutralise an acid, but when Base+Acid reacts, a salt is formed.

Adding a salt to a acid or base solution will only make it salty.

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