Draw a detailed mechanism for the sulfonation of benzene. In your answer
include the formation of the electrophile.
The reaction of phenol with nitric acid and sulfuric acid is shown in
Predict, giving reasons, the isomer(s) arising from this reaction stating the
major product(s) isolated. In your answer, include the formation of the
electrophile and all Wheland intermediates.
What is the major product when 1-bromo-2-ethoxybenzene is treated with
sodium amide in liquid ammonia? Give reasons to support your answer.
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d) Identify the reagents and intermediates A-E in scheme 2 below.
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