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

Solution: The Pka of methanol (CH3OH) is 15.5 and the Pka of ammonia (NH 3) 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 (NH 3) is 36. Which is a stronger base CH3O- or NH2-? Briefly explain your answer.