Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 15 - Benzene and Aromaticity - Problem: 1

Answer

(a) meta-disubstitued (b) para-disubstitued (c) ortho-disubstitued

Work Step by Step

1. ortho disubstitued benzene has substituents at positions 1 & 2 of the benzene ring. (the substituents to adjacent to each other) 2. meta-disubstitued benzene has substituents at positions 1 & 3 of the benzene ring. 3. para disubstitued benzene has substituents at positions 1 & 4 of the benzene ring. (the substituents are directly opposite to each other)
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