I really can't get my head around it
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Can someone please explain why the (NH3) in Ammonia becomes (NH4) with Chlorine? watch
- 03-11-2015 23:22
- 04-11-2015 07:25
An HCl molecule splits into H+ and Cl-. The N in NH3 has a lone pair, which it can use to form a (dative) covalent bond with an H+ ion (which has no electrons). The NH4+ ion and the Cl- ion attract, making NH4Cl.Reading your subject, it looks like you were saying that NH3 forms NH4+ with Cl2, which it doesn't. Where would the fourth H come from?