can ammonia be prepared by the action of cold water on nitrides

Asked by annapurnavizag | 15th Apr, 2017, 08:57: PM

Expert Answer:

Nitrogen combines with heated metal such as Aluminium to form nitride.
 
2Al + N2 → 2AlN
 
Aluminium nitride easily get decomposed by water to form ammonia.
 
AlN +3H2O → 2Al(OH)3 + NH3

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 15th Apr, 2017, 11:40: PM