3 Answered Questions for the topic Amines

Is the ammonium substituent (-NH3+) really meta-directing in electrophilic substitution?

If we make a resonance structure for the anilinium ion, with positive charge at either the *ortho* or the *para* position, we get a pentavalent nitrogen, which is not possible. So, how is the... more

How do you create primary amines from alcohols?

By a primary amine I mean a compound where the hydroxyl group of the corresponding alcohol is replaced with an amine group.


Preparation of amines

3.4 grams of NH3reacts with 20.2 grams of CH3Cl. Find the formula of the amine formed by this reaction and name it.

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