How does calcium hydroxide react with ammonium chloride?

1 Answer
Apr 21, 2017

Answer:

This is an acid base reaction............

Explanation:

#Ca(OH)_2(s) + 2NH_4Cl(aq)rarrCaCl_2(aq) + 2NH_3(aq) + 2H_2O(l)#

And thus, treatment of calcium hydroxide with ammonium chloride should bring the calcium salt up into solution (#"calcium chloride"# is pretty soluble).