Ammonium hydroxide is used to detect cations in the lab. illustrate

Asked by viveksureshkumar | 2nd Dec, 2010, 11:24: PM

Expert Answer:

An ion with a positive charge, formed when an atom loses electrons in a reaction (it now has more protons than electrons). Hydrogen and metals tend to form cations .
NH4OH-------->NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq) .....................> NH3(g) + H2

Answered by  | 3rd Dec, 2010, 12:51: AM

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