Problem: Which base, CH3NH2 or (CH3)2NH, is the stronger base? Which conjugate acid, (CH3)2 NH2 + or (CH3)2 NH3 + , is the stronger acid?

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CH3NH2 will appear as a stronger base since N for (CH3)2NH has bulkier substituents that will block N from accepting extra H (BL base = proton acceptor)

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Which base, CH3NH2 or (CH3)2NH, is the stronger base? Which conjugate acid, (CH3)2 NH2 + or (CH3)2 NH3 + , is the stronger acid?