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Give plausible explanation for each of the following Why are aliphatic amines stronger bases than aromatic amines?

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Why are aliphatic amines stronger bases than aromatic amines?

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
in case of aliphatic amine we have lone pair which is not delocalised whereas in case of aromatic amine due to resonance the lone pair is delocalised in the ring which reduces its basicity and thus aliphatic amines are stronger bases than aromatic amines

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