Chemical Engineering

Find the most common example for absorption.
  • a)
    Ammonia and air in solvent water
  • b)
    Ammonia and Carbon dioxide in solvent water
  • c)
    Methane and air in solvent water
  • d)
    Methane and Carbon dioxide in solvent water
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

AMOGH C answered  •  Sep 11, 2020
Explanation: Since air won’t dissolve in water the affinity of nitrogen towards the water will be more which converts ammonia into ammonium solution. But in other options the hydrocarbons easily dissolves in polar solvents.
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