Question
Tue January 18, 2011 By: Amrisha Kakati

ammonia has the formula NH3 but is still considered a base. why?

Expert Reply
Tue January 18, 2011
Dear Student
 
With the formula we can never judge the properties of the molecules accurately.
Ammonia is a base as it has a lone pair of electrons which it easily can donate to an acid.
 
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