Benzene and its derivatives

Benzene and its derivatives - Alkanes Alkenes...

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Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes—What’s Next?
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History of Benzene Discovered in 1825 by Michael Faraday – Formula is C 6 H 6 Alkane formula C n H 2n+2 ; C 6 H 14 Alkene formula C n H 2n ; C 6 H 12 • Conclusion?
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History of Benzene • Alkenes react with – Halogens – Water – Hydrogen halides – Hydrogen • And Benzene? Br 2 H 2 O/H 3 O + H 2 /Ni HBr No Addition; Substitution Product is C 6 H 5 Br No Hydration No Hydrohalogenation Slow at high temperature and pressure Benzene
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