The p block: Nitrogen and group 5

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Towards the tope of group 5 are ___ and at the bottom there are...?
non-metals, metalloids
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Atoms of group 5 elements can form 3 ___ __ by sharing 3 __ ___, this gives the compounds in which the OS of the group 5 element is __ or ___?
Covalent bonds, unpaired electrons,+3 or -3
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Each atom has a lone pair of electrons allowing it to form...? In this case the OS could be __ such as in the __ ion?
Dative covalent bonds. +5, Nitrate
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The low reactivity of the N2 molecule is down to the ___ ___ ___ holding the atoms together, so most reaction involving molecular nitrogen require a ___ ___ and __.
Strong triple bond, high temperature, catalyst
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Ammonia is Nitrogen ___?
Hydride
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Ammonia readily acts as a base and forms dative covalent bonds to __ to give the ammonium ion?
H+
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Nitrogen(II) Oxide is a __ gas that turns to brown __ in air. It comes from __ __,___ and ___ ___.
Colourless, NO2. Combustion processes, thunderstorms, denitrifying bacteria
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Nitrogen(IV) Oxide has the formula ___ and is a __ gas that is ___. It comes from oxidation of...?
NO2, brown, toxic. NO in the atmosphere.
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Dinitrogen Oxide is a ___ gas, formed in the __ by denitrifying bacteria?
Colourless, soil
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The nitrate(V) ion is commonly called __ and it is an ___ agent and its compounds are ___ ___ in water?
Nitrate, Oxidising, Very soluble
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The Nitrate(III) ion is commonly called __ it can be a reducing or oxidising agent, and its metal compounds are __ in water?
Nitrite, soluble
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Atoms of group 5 elements can form 3 ___ __ by sharing 3 __ ___, this gives the compounds in which the OS of the group 5 element is __ or ___?

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Covalent bonds, unpaired electrons,+3 or -3

Card 3

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Each atom has a lone pair of electrons allowing it to form...? In this case the OS could be __ such as in the __ ion?

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Card 4

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The low reactivity of the N2 molecule is down to the ___ ___ ___ holding the atoms together, so most reaction involving molecular nitrogen require a ___ ___ and __.

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Card 5

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Ammonia is Nitrogen ___?

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