Problem: When lithium nitride, Li3N(s), is treated with water, H2O(l), ammonia, NH3(g), is produced. Predict the formula of the gas produced when sodium phosphide, Na3P(s), is treated with water.Write the balanced equation for the reaction of Na3P(s) with H2O(l). Phases are optional.

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Na3P(s) with H2O(l) → produces PH3 (g)

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When lithium nitride, Li3N(s), is treated with water, H2O(l), ammonia, NH3(g), is produced. Predict the formula of the gas produced when sodium phosphide, Na3P(s), is treated with water.

Write the balanced equation for the reaction of Na3P(s) with H2O(l). Phases are optional.

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