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Ammonia is a colorless gas which has a strong irritating and very alkaline in nature. Ammonia is used in industry as a refrigerant and in the manufacture of fertilizers such as ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulfate. Domestically, ammonia is widely used as a cleaning agent.
The chemical formula for ammonia molecule is NH3
One nitrogen atom is covalently bonded to three hydrogen atoms.
Ammonia is extremely soluble is water and produces ammonium hydroxide
NH3(g) + H2O(l) ==> NH4OH(aq)
The molecular mass or molar mass of ammonia is 17.0306 g/mol