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Acid and Base Solution Solubility/Reaction

1. Why is p-nitroaniline soluble in acid solution? Write the reaction.

2. Why is 2--naphthol soluble in base solution. Write the reaction.

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p-nitroaniline (1-amino-4-nitrobenzene) is a base; therefore, it is soluble in acid. The basic group is the amino group. When it reacts with an acid, the amino group gets ...

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The solution determines why p-nitroaniline is soluble in acid solution. A reaction is given.