13.3     Account for the following: 

                (ii) Ethylamine is soluble in water whereas aniline is not.

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M manish

R = C_{2}H_{5}

The extent oh intermolecular hydrogen bonding in ethylamine is very high. Hence it is soluble in water. But aniline does not undergo hydrogen bonding with water to a large extent due to the presence of a bulky hydrophobic group (C_{6}H_{6}) . Hence it is insoluble in water.

 

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