dry ammonia has no effect on litmus paper whereas sol. of NH3 in water has.why

Asked by ankitmadan | 30th Jun, 2008, 04:22: PM

Expert Answer:

Dry ammonia is neutral in nature so it has no effect on litmus paper whereas solution of ammonia is basic in nature so it turns red litmus into blue.

When red litmus paper is introduced to sodium sulphate : No effect because Na2SO4 is a salt.

 

 

Answered by  | 1st Jul, 2008, 03:24: PM

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