Class 12 Chemistry P Block Elements Chemical properties of Nitrogen

Chemical properties of nitrogen

  1. Reaction with metal: Nitrogen reacts with metal to form metal nitrides.

           Ca + N2 --> Ca3N2 ( Calcium Nitride)

  1. Reaction with non metal: They react with non metal to form compounds like:

           N2 + O2 --> NO2 (Nitrogen dioxide)

           N2 + H2 -->  NH3 ( Ammonia)


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