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Describe a method for the identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines. Also write chemical equations of the reactions involved.

Describe a method for the identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines. Also write chemical equations of the reactions involved.

Grade:11

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
The mixture of amines is treated with diethyloxalate, which forms a solid oxamide with primary amine, a liquid oxime ester with secondary amine. The tertiary amine does not react.
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