Consider the formation of an amide from an ester.
An estimate of the overall enthalpy of this transformation using the bond dissociation energies given below is
1) 13 kcal/mol 2) – 4 kcal/mol 3) – 17 kcal/mol 4) 7 kcal/mol 5) –11 kcal/mol
Bond dissociation energies (kcal/mol)
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