# Comparing basicity using inductive effect [duplicate]

In the following two compounds .

1)

2)

We have to compare basicity .

According to me CH$_3$ is an electron donating compound so in second compound it will increase charge density in nitrogen so second compound should be more basic.

But in the book it is written first is more basic . How

• @KlausWarzecha but in that question the compounds are different – Icandoahandstand99 Jan 10 '17 at 10:12
• Yes, the specific compounds are different. The basis for making a decision is not. – Jon Custer Jan 10 '17 at 14:20