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Answer the following. Write reactions to prepare ethanamine from Acetonitrile. - Chemistry

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Answer the following.

Write reactions to prepare ethanamine from Acetonitrile.

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Solution

Acetonitrile on Mendius reduction yields ethanamine.

\[\ce{\underset{\text{Acetonitrile}}{CH3 - C ≡ N} + 4[H] ->[Na/Ethanol] \underset{\text{Ethanamine}}{CH3 - CH2 - NH2}}\]

Concept: Amines - Preparation of Amines
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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 13 Amines
Exercises | Q 4.4 | Page 297
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