# Question #fda13

Jun 4, 2015

Ammonium chloride, $N {H}_{4} C l$, will dissolve in water to produce ammonium cations, $N {H}_{4}^{+}$, and chloride anions, $C {l}^{-}$.

Since it's a very soluble salt, it will dissociate completely according to the following chemical equation

$N {H}_{4} C {l}_{\left(s\right)} \to N {H}_{4 \left(a q\right)}^{+} + C {l}_{\left(a q\right)}^{-}$

This is actually an endothermic reaction, which impliesr that heat is being absorbed from the surroundings.