7.5     How does ammonia react with a solution of Cu^{2+}?

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P Pankaj Sanodiya

Ammonia is a Lewis base due to The presence of a lone pair of electrons on the nitrogen atom of the ammonia molecule. It forms a linkage with metal ions by donating the electron pair.

Cu^{2+} (aq)(blue) +4NH_3\rightarrow [Cu(NH_3)_4]^{2+}(aq)(deepblue)

 

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