Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1285199049
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Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Conceptual Exercise 14.1 - Bronsted-Lowry Acids and Bases - Page 609: d


$CH_3NH_2$ is a Bronsted-Lowry base.

Work Step by Step

When reacting with water, $CH_3NH_2$ is capable of receiving one proton ($H^+$), therefore, it is considered a base. - This molecules can receive a proton, because the nitrogen atom has a lone pair of electrons, that is used to form the bond and receive the proton.
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