Chemistry Practice Problems Ka and Kb Practice Problems Solution: The pKa of methanol (CH3OH) is 15.5 and the pKa of...

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Solution: The pKa of methanol (CH3OH) is 15.5 and the pKa of ammonia (NH3) is 36. Which is a stronger base CH3O- or NH2-? Briefly explain your answer.

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The pKa of methanol (CH3OH) is 15.5 and the pKa of ammonia (NH3) is 36.

Which is a stronger base CH3O- or NH2-? Briefly explain your answer.