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Which statement is incorrect (A) Phenol is a weak acid (B) Phenol is an aromatic compound (C) Phenol liberates CO2 from Na2 CO3 soln (D) Phenol is soluble in NaOH

Which statement is incorrect
(A) Phenol is a weak acid (B) Phenol is an aromatic compound
(C) Phenol liberates CO2
from Na2
CO3
soln (D) Phenol is soluble in NaOH

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2 Answers

Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10336 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The answer is option c

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Phenol is made of a benzene attached to an OH group. The conjugated (or non-localised) electrons in the benzene ring pull electrons away from the OH group. It makes it harder for the oxygen to steal the hydrogen's electrons and become O-. Sodium Bicarbonate is a weak base (Na+ HCO3-).

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