For question 12.9 pt.C, 6th edition, how come there is no proton transfer from CH3COOH --> CH3CONH2?
Re: Proton transfer
Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:25 am
by Andrew Sun 1I
CH3COOH --> CH3CONH2?
Well, the compound does gain a Hydrogen, and if that is true, then the compound must be a base. However, we also see that the compound loses the OH- and gains a NH2-, further proving that CH3COOH is a base.