Problem: Ammonia is a ________.A) weak baseB) strong baseC) saltD) strong baseE) weak acid

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We are being asked to classify ammonia.

Ammonia, NH3, can accept a proton

NH3 + H2O ⇌ NH4+ + OH-

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Ammonia is a ________.

A) weak base

B) strong base

C) salt

D) strong base

E) weak acid

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