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Which of the functional groups would result from hydrolysis of a secondary amide?

carboxyl and tertiary amines?
Original post by fried399
carboxyl and tertiary amines?

No. You would get a secondary amine and a carboxylate group. The actual products depend on whether it is acidic or basic hydrolysis.

R2N-CO-R + H2O ==> R2NH + RCOOH

Acidic ==> secondary ammonium salt + carboxylic acid
Basic ==> secondary amine + carboxylate salt

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