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What is TOULENE?What is the formula of it?How is it prepared from CALCIUM CARBIDE?Give equation?

What is TOULENE?What is the formula of it?How is it prepared from CALCIUM CARBIDE?Give equation?

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AMIT KESHARWANI
41 Points
12 years ago

Ph-CH3 is known as toluene.

Geoffrey Richards
34 Points
12 years ago

Toluene is methyl benzene ( C6H5CH3) ...

It can be prepared by treating calcium carbide with water it gives ethyne (C2H2) ...

3 molecules of ethyne on polymerisation(cyclic) at 873K gives Benzene (C6H6)...

Benzene undergoes friedal crafts alkylation reaction to give toluene !!!

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