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Nitric acid is formed during oxidation of ammonia.

(a) True

(b) False

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My question comes from Wastewater Treatment Systems in portion Bacterial Metabolism in Wastewater Treatment Systems of Environmental Biotechnology

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Explanation: Nitric acid is formed during oxidation of ammonia, oxygen added can oxidize the ammonia and forms nitric oxide which when mixed with water, forms nitric acid.

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