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How does H2SO4 help in the formation of NO2 + from HNO3 during the electrophilic substituion reactions ???

How does H2SO4 help in the formation of NO2 + from HNO3 during the electrophilic substituion reactions ???

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samarth saxena
37 Points
10 years ago

Highly concentrated H2SO4 protonate Con. Nitric Acid and eliminate water molecule to generate nitronium ion which attach benzene ring via. electrophilic substitution reaction and forms nitro benzene.

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