A compound is known to have either the structure H2NCH2CH2NH2 or H2NCH2COOH.
Which of the following tests would best distinguish between the two compounds?
A Reaction with concentrated aqueous sodium hydroxide.
B Reaction with nitrous acid.
C Reaction with aqueous sodium hydrogencarbonate.
D Reaction with ethanoyl chloride.
THE ANSWER IS C BUT I PUT D I REALLY DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT IS GOING ON
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One of your compounds is an organic acid. They react with hydrogencarbonates to produce effervescence, t'other doesn't.