aqueous ammonia → NH3(aq) → base → proton accepter
nitric acid → HNO3(aq) → acid → proton donor
You may want to reference (Pages 130 - 137)Section 4.3 while completing this problem.
Which is the correct net ionic equation for the reaction of aqueous ammonia with nitric acid?
(a) NH4+(aq) + H+(aq) → NH52+(aq)
(b) NH3(aq) + NO3-(aq) → NH2-(aq) + HNO3(aq)
(c) NH2-(aq) + H+(aq) → NH3(aq)
(d) NH3(aq) + H+(aq) → NH4+(aq)
(e) NH4+(aq) + NO3-(aq) → NH4NO3(aq)
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