Why m-phenylenediamine is more basic than aniline? At m position NH2 exert -I effect which will reduce electron density at N then why?please explain
Asked by nipunverma59 | 19th Jan, 2019, 06:21: PM
According to Lewis theory, bases are the electron donating species.
In aniline, there is only one amino group whereas in m-phenylenediamine there are two amine groups for donation.
Hence m-phenylenediamine is more basic than aniline.
Answered by Ramandeep | 22nd Jan, 2019, 11:24: AM
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