Problem: Add curved arrows to the reactants to indicate the movement of electrons in this reaction.A double-headed curved arrow represents the movement of an electron pair.

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In this reaction, we have NH3 (an amine which can be a Bronstead-Lowry base) and HCl (HX, a Bronstead-Lowry acid). 

This means this is simply an acid-base reaction. 


The mechanism will have the following arrows:


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Add curved arrows to the reactants to indicate the movement of electrons in this reaction.

A double-headed curved arrow represents the movement of an electron pair.