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Ammonium Nitrate: Uses & Formula

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Which of the following is the correct number of nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms present in ammonium nitrate?

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1. Which of the following represents the ammonium in ammonium nitrate?

2. Which of the following is the correct illustration for the nitrate ion in ammonium nitrate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ammonium nitrate has several different practical uses, including fertilizer, explosives, and instant cold packs. In this quiz, your knowledge of ammonium nitrate's uses, as well as its formula, will be tested.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses your understanding of:

  • The atoms in ammonium nitrate
  • Recognizing the structure for the ammonium in ammonium nitrate
  • Recognizing the structure for the nitrate ion in ammonium nitrate
  • Uses of ammonium nitrate
  • How ammonium nitrate affects instant cold packs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ammonium nitrate
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the structure of ammonium nitrate
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to answer questions about ammonium nitrate's chemical formula

Additional Learning

We recommend the lesson Ammonium Nitrate: Uses & Formula for students looking to learn more on the subject. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define and illustrate ammonium nitrate
  • Provide the chemical formula for ammonium nitrate
  • Explain ammonium nitrate's use in fertilizer
  • Understand ammonium nitrate's use in explosives
  • Discuss ammonium nitrate's use in instant cold packs
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