Asked Nov 8, 2019

Write a chemical equation for the hydrolysis reaction that explains why an aqueous solution of CH3NH3Cl is acidic.

[Please include the states of matter with each chemical species. Remember, it is an equilibrium reaction.]


Expert Answer

As CH3NH3Cl upon hydrolysis produces hydronium ions, the solution is acidic.


H20(l) - CH3NH2CI (aq) H30*(aq)

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H20(l) - CH3NH2CI (aq) H30*(aq) CH3NH3CI(aq)


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