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Although nitration usually causes elevation of B.P.yet the nitration of resorcinol to 2-nitroresorcinol decreases their B.P. then their parent compound . Explain?

Although nitration usually causes elevation of B.P.yet the nitration of resorcinol to 2-nitroresorcinol decreases their B.P. then their parent compound . Explain?

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askiitian.expert- chandra sekhar
10 Points
12 years ago

Hi vaibhav,

due to intra molecular hydrogen bonding BP decrease....where as due to inter molecular hydrogen bonding BP increase....

even though nitration causes elevation in BP...the intra molecular hydrogen bonding formed between O of NO2 and H of -OH decrease the BP....

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