Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 2 - Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases - Exercises: 40

Answer

During the reaction A, methanol is reacting as base with HCl, and in reaction B it is reacting as a acid with NaNh2.

Work Step by Step

Notice that during the reaction A, methanol is reacting as base with HCl, and in reaction B it is reacting as a acid with NaNh2. This can be determined by looking at the models given.
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