A5 - CHM 2120 Assignment 5 Reactions of aromatic compounds...

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CHM 2120 – Assignment 5 – Reactions of aromatic compounds In this assignment: - Electrophilic aromatic substitution - Manipulation of products of aromatic substitution - Acidity/basicity is affected by aromaticity and substituents on aromatic rings - Synthesis of benzene derivatives Note : you should be able to draw the mechanism of each electrophilic aromatic substitution rxn in this assignment and clearly justify the formation of the major product(s) if applicable. 1. Show how you would synthesize each of the following monosubsituted benzenes: a. Nitrobenzene b. Chlorobenzene c. Methylbenzene (toluene) d. Isopropylbenzene (2 ways) e. Acetylbenzene (acetophenone) 2. Give the product expected or reagents required for each of the following reactions. Clearly justify the formation of the major product. O Br 2 FeBr 3 a) b) c) d) e) f) NO 2 Br 2 FeBr 3 Br HNO 3 H 2 SO 4 Cl O AlCl 3 CH 2 Cl 2 (inert solvent) H 2 Pd/C Br
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Assignment 5 – Reactions of aromatic compounds 2 3. Give the major product(s) that would be obtained when each of the following
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2010 for the course CHM 2131 taught by Professor Johnmayer during the Spring '10 term at U. Memphis.

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A5 - CHM 2120 Assignment 5 Reactions of aromatic compounds...

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