# Give the reactions supporting the basic nature of ammonia. - Chemistry

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Give the reactions supporting the basic nature of ammonia.

#### Solution

In the following reactions, ammonia reacts with acids to form the corresponding ammonium salts which indicate the basic nature of ammonia.

1. $\ce{\underset{\text{Ammonia}}{NH3} + \underset{\text{Hydrochloric acid}}{HCl}->\underset{\text{Ammonium chloride}}{NH4Cl}}$
2. $\ce{\underset{\text{Ammonia}}{2NH}3 + \underset{\text{Sulphuric acid}}{H2SO4}->\underset{\text{Ammonium sulphate}}{(NH4)2SO4}}$
Concept: Chemistry of Notable Compounds of Elements of Groups 13, 14 and 15
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Balbharati Chemistry 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Elements of Group 13, 14 and 15
Exercises | Q 17 | Page 134
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