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    If bromide ions are brown in solution then why is HBr in solution (hydrobromic acid) colorless?
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    What makes you say that bromide ion solutions are brown?
    Bromine in solution is brown. Bromide solutions tend to be colourless.
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    What makes you say that bromide ion solutions are brown?
    Bromine in solution is brown. Bromide solutions tend to be colourless.
    My brain's not working today sorry thanks
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    (Original post by TutorsChemistry)
    Bromine in solution is brown.
    OCR A says orange for Br2 and brown for I2.
 
 
 
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