Problem: One mole of acetyl chloride was mixed with one mole of dimethylamine. After the reaction is complete, what species can be found in the mixture? Draw only the organic structures (i.e., omit inorganic ions). Show charges where necessary.

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Given: Acyl chloride + Amine → Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution → Amide

Reactivity: acyl chloride > amide

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One mole of acetyl chloride was mixed with one mole of dimethylamine. After the reaction is complete, what species can be found in the mixture? 

Draw only the organic structures (i.e., omit inorganic ions). Show charges where necessary.

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