Elements and Compounds

What is the charge on the nitrogen atom in methylamine?

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09/12/2011

The oxidation value of a nitrogen atom in methylamine CH3NH2 is -3, supposedly the same as in ammonia.

In ammonia (NH3) and ammonium ions (NH4+) it has a oxidation value of -3 (and actually only a partial negative charge as part from a polar covalent, non-ionic bond).