Asked Jan 10, 2020

which react faster and slower than benzene; bromobenzene, benzonitrile, benzoic acid, nitrobenzene, benzenesulfonic acid, or methoxybenzene?



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Monosubstituted benzenes can be nitrated using a mixture of Conc. HNO3 and H2SO4. Electron releasing substituent groups, except halogens, activate the ring and direct the incoming electrophile to the o- and p-positions. Compounds with these substituent groups are more reactive than benzene. Halogens are o- an...

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