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Equations of reaction

1. Write the equations showing reactions of the amine and the carboxylic acid with the acids and bases added.

2. What are the major disadvantages of using ether as a solvent?

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Reaction of amine with acid:

R-NH2 + H+ ---> R-NH3+

Reaction of carboxylic acid with base:

R-COOH + OH- ---> R-COO- + H2O

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1. Write the equations showing reactions of the amine and the carboxylic acid with the acids and bases added.

2. What are the major disadvantages of using ether as a solvent?

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