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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VCmxvHWLyQ
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zaphodBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why does it form a complex?
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i guess the lonepairs on the ammonia are attracted the silver ions
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then why doesnt AgI dissolve in ammonia
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i mean silver iodide not dissolve i nammonia
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Silver Iodide? i guess that the iodide atom (ion) is much larger, and physically blocks ammonia molecules from geting close enough t the silver
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so the answer is, since clorine atom is smaller, and ammonia has a lone pair in it, it attracts silver ions forming a soluble complex ion
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the lonepair on the ammonia will be attracted to the silver ion, if the silver ions are in silver chloride they will be able to disolver, if the silver ions are in silver iodide they will not be able to dissolve to to sterric hindrance i hope this is right cause i havent studied chemistry in a long time
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