Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

Published by John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 10: 111801040X
ISBN 13: 978-1-11801-040-2

Chapter 3 - Acid-Base Reactions - 3.8 Showing A Mechanism - Problems - Page 73: 3.40


First arrow: - From the negative charge to the hydrogen connected to the nitrogen. Second arrow: - From the bond that loses the hydrogen to the nitrogen.

Work Step by Step

1. Draw an arrow that goes from the atom that receives the proton to the proton. 2. Draw an arrow that goes from the bond that loses the proton to the atom that was connected to it. ** Use the most acidic proton.
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