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    so I was making notes on amines and I was wondering, is this right?

    2CH3CH2NH2 + H2SO4 --> 2(CH3CH2NH3+)SO42-
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    (Original post by Strawberry x3)
    Hi

    so I was making notes on amines and I was wondering, is this right?

    2CH3CH2NH2 + H2SO4 --> 2(CH3CH2NH3+)SO42-
    Not quite. Large numbers (coefficients) at the front of a formula simply multiply the whole formula. They are ONLY used in balancing equations.

    2CH3CH2NH2 + H2SO4 --> (CH3CH2NH3+)2SO42-

    ... and you wouldn't show the charges of the ions in the balanced equation ...
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    (Original post by charco)
    Not quite. Large numbers (coefficients) at the front of a formula simply multiply the whole formula. They are ONLY used in balancing equations.

    2CH3CH2NH2 + H2SO4 --> (CH3CH2NH3+)2SO42-

    ... and you wouldn't show the charges of the ions in the balanced equation ...
    Oh yeah, I feel so stupid now :/

    Thanks
 
 
 
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