## Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

$CH_3NH_2$ is a Bronsted-Lowry base.
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.