Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 16 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: The Chemistry of Acids and Bases - 16-10 The Lewis Concept of Acids and Bases - Applying Chemical Principles - Questions - Page 628: 3


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The reaction is: $H_2N^-(aq)+H_2O(l)\leftrightarrow NH_3(aq)+OH^-$ Since the amide ion is a stronger base than hydroxide, the equilibrium should favor the right side.
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