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If the Valency of Hydrogen is 1 and that of Nitrogen is 3, Work Out the Formula for Ammonia. - Science

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If the valency of hydrogen is 1 and that of nitrogen is 3, work out the formula for ammonia.

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Solution

Valency of hydrogen = 1

Valency of nitrogen = 3

Elements : N H

Valencies : 3 1

Ammonia consists of nitrogen and hydrogen.

Formula for ammonia can be worked out by crossing the valencies of the constituent elements.

Therefore, formula of ammonia is NH3.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
Chapter 3 Atoms and Molecules
Short Answers | Q 12 | Page 151
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