Amines Nomenclature
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Amines Nomenclature

Learn about the naming conventions of amines, including common and IUPAC suffixes. Understand how to name secondary amines with two alkyl groups attached to the nitrogen.

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What type of reaction can form primary amines by the nucleophilic substitution reaction?

Nucleophilic substitution reaction

In the formation of primary amines, what does the excess of ammonia dissolved in ethanol help to maximize?

Amount of primary amine formed

Which intermediate is formed during the first step of the mechanism when a nucleophile attacks the haloalkane?

CH3CH2Br

What occurs in the second step of the mechanism when a second ammonia removes a proton from the intermediate?

<p>Deprotonation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of amine will react with haloalkanes to form secondary amines?

<p>Primary amine</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of amine will result from the reaction between a secondary amine and a haloalkane?

<p>Tertiary amine</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what type of reaction do amines act as Bronsted-Lowry Bases?

<p>Acid-base reactions</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why are primary aliphatic amines stronger bases than ammonia?

<p>Alkyl groups push electrons towards the nitrogen, making it a stronger base</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do primary aromatic amines like phenylamine not form basic solutions?

<p>Lone pair electrons delocalize with the ring and make the nitrogen less able to accept protons</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of salt is formed when amines react with acids?

<p>Ammonium salts</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens when NaOH is added to an ammonium salt?

<p>The salt is converted back to the amine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do ionic salts formed from amines and acids remain soluble in water?

<p>Due to strong ionic interactions</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the common name for CH3CH2CH2NHCH3?

<p>Diethylamine</p> Signup and view all the answers

How is propan-1-amine named according to IUPAC nomenclature?

<p>Propan-1-amine</p> Signup and view all the answers

In IUPAC nomenclature, how would you name a tertiary amine with three different alkyl side groups?

<p>Trimethylamine</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens in common naming when an amine has two alkyl groups of different sizes attached to the nitrogen atom?

<p>-N is used before the smaller alkyl group.</p> Signup and view all the answers

When naming a secondary amine in IUPAC nomenclature, how do you handle multiple alkyl groups?

<p>'N-' is added before each alkyl group.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What prefix is used in chemical nomenclature when an amine group is not the highest priority functional group?

<p>-amino</p> Signup and view all the answers

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