Problem: Arrange the following amines in order of decreasing base strength.1. CH3NH22. NH33. NH2Br4. (CH3)2NH

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The more electron density around the nitrogen, the more it has available to donate to something else, and thus the more Lewis basic it becomes because a Lewis base donates electrons.


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Arrange the following amines in order of decreasing base strength.

1. CH3NH2

2. NH3

3. NH2Br

4. (CH3)2NH

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