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what is the major product formed in the reaction, p-methyl cumene + tert-Butyl alcohol (in presence of H2SO4)

what is the major product formed in the reaction,


p-methyl cumene + tert-Butyl alcohol (in presence of H2SO4)

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GOVINDARAJ IYYAPPAN
4 Points
11 years ago

TERT BUTYL ALCOHOL FORMS T-BUTYL CARBOCATION  WHICH GETS SUBSTD AT ORTHO TO THE METHYL  GROUP OF P-METHYL CUMENE. DUE TO STERIC REASONS SUBSTN DOES NOT TAKE AT ORTHO TO ISOPROPYL GROUP

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