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Phenylamine ammonia basicity

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propylamine ammonia basicity

1. Homework Statement

suggest which one of ammonia or propyl amine is more basic.

2. Homework Equations



3. The Attempt at a Solution

i know that a base is a proton acceptor. i am trying to figure out which one of them would accept a proton more readily.
 
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ok, nevermind it's been solved. it is because of the alkyl group attached to nitrogen in propyl amine, making it have a greater electron density to accept a proton.
 

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