Problem: First, complete and balance each of the equations below. Then, choosing among ethanol, hexane, and liquid ammonia, state which (there may be more than one) might be suitable solvents for each of these reactions. Disregard the practical limitations that come from consideration of “like dissolves like” and base your answers only on relative acidities. (b) NaNH2 + CH3C≡CH → (The conjugate acid of this amine, aniline, has a pKa of 4.63.)  

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First, complete and balance each of the equations below. Then, choosing among ethanol, hexane, and liquid ammonia, state which (there may be more than one) might be suitable solvents for each of these reactions. Disregard the practical limitations that come from consideration of “like dissolves like” and base your answers only on relative acidities.

(b) NaNH2 + CH3C≡CH →

(The conjugate acid of this amine, aniline, has a pKa of 4.63.)

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