The nitrogen containing molecule is hydrazine both

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Unformatted text preview: r 5 – Organic Reactions R R R E E S R S S E E S The third anion is like the borohydride anion discussed on p. 119 of the textbook. The negative charge does not represent a pair of electrons on Al: all the electrons are in the Al–H bonds and we must start our arrow from one of those. The nucleophilic site is a hydrogen atom. MeO Al H OMe MeO E Al H OMe + HE H The remaining nucleophiles have lone pairs. The nitrogen- containing molecule is hydrazine: both nitrogens are the same, and the product is positively charged, so it will lose a...
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