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Concept: Understanding Carboxylic Acid Derivative Reactions 

Problem: Predict the amide product of the following reaction: Butanoic acid + Methylamine =?CH3CH2CH2COOH + CH3NH2 → product + H2OButanoic acid + Methylamine → product + waterWhat is the name of the product?

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Under amide formation a carboxylic acid reacts with an amine to lose water. 

Shown below are the structures of the reactants and products:

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Predict the amide product of the following reaction: Butanoic acid + Methylamine =?

CH3CH2CH2COOH + CH3NH2 → product + H2O

Butanoic acid + Methylamine → product + water

What is the name of the product?

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