Why does sodium azide dissolve spontaneously in the water?
Sodium azide is an inorganic substance generally used as gas forming compound in car air-bag system. It is a colourless in appearance. It is further used in preparation of other azide compounds. It is ionic and acutely toxic in nature.
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Sodium azide is highly ionic in nature and dissociates into ions. Once it is dissolved in water, sodium azide rapidly converts to a toxic gas which...
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Learn about ionic bond properties such as ionic structure and what ionic bonds look like. Understand the formation of ionic compounds and how to find the lattice energy of compounds.