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What is the result of anisole reacting with Br2 in ethanoic acid?



A. Only p- bromoanisole
B. 2, 4, 6- tribromo anisole
C. Mixture of o- bromoanisole and p- bromoanisole
D. Only o- bromoanisole

This question is part of Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers
Asked by Jagran josh, Last updated: Oct 10, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Dec 08, 2017

Since the medium is acidic phenoxide ion will be formed which propells the reaction and multiple substituition of bromine takes place on ortho positions of OH group.

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jagran josh

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Jagran josh

Answered Dec 09, 2017

Only p- bromoanisole
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