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how to convert a carboxylic acid into a phenol?

how to convert a carboxylic acid into a phenol?

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harsh sharma
31 Points
12 years ago

first do carboxylation of benzoic acid then benzene will formed with d removal of co2]

then react benzene with h2so4 80 c  benzene sulphuric acid is obtained which is again reated by fused naoh to give phenol

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