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The p-Block Elements (Part-2)

The molecule of ammonia is trigonal pyramidal with the nitrogen atom at the apex. It has three bond pairs and one lone pair of electrons as shown in the structure.

Jan 21, 2013 12:10 IST
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The p-Block Elements (Part-2)
The p-Block Elements (Part-2)

How much marks carried by the chapter General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements? What are the techniques for isolation of elements? What do you mean by the term isolation? What is the need of studying the chapter General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements? This video will help you to understand the basic reactions involved in the preparation of dinitrogen.

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Various nitrogenous fertilizers (ammonium nitrate, urea, ammonium phosphate and ammonium sulphate)produced by the use of ammonia. Some inorganic nitrogen compounds, the most important one being nitric acid is manufactured by the use of ammonia. Liquid ammonia is also used as a refrigerant. Ammonia is the main ingredient in most oven cleaners. Ammonia is used to scrub Sulfur dioxide from the burning fossil fuels used in power plants. It is also used to neutralize the nitrogen oxide produced by diesel engines.

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