Problem: For the system NH2OH + CH3NH3+ ⇌ CH3NH2 + NH3OH+ the position of the equilibrium lies to the left. Which is the strongest acid in the system? (a) NH2OH(b)  CH3NH3+ (c) CH3NH2 (d) NH3OH+ (e) NH2OH and CH3NH3+ are equal in acid strength, and are the strongest acids in the system

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For the system 

NH2OH + CH3NH3+ ⇌ CH3NH2 + NH3OH+ 

the position of the equilibrium lies to the left. Which is the strongest acid in the system? 

(a) NH2OH

(b)  CH3NH3+ 

(c) CH3NH2 

(d) NH3OH+ 

(e) NH2OH and CH3NH3+ are equal in acid strength, and are the strongest acids in the system

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