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Is benzoic acid more acidic than p-nitro phenol .if yes? Plz explain

Is benzoic acid more acidic than p-nitro phenol .if yes? Plz explain

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krishna sanapala
33 Points
9 years ago

yes,benzoic acid more acidic than p-nitro phenol.because in p-nitro phenol electron density is more than the benzoic acid . in aeromatic compounds basic nature is increase with increasing electron density .

akshay akshay
17 Points
9 years ago

All carboxylic acids are more acidic than phenols. The pKa of all carboxylic acids is of the order 3 whereas the pKa of all phenols is of the order 10. Lesser the pKa greater is the acidity.

bhaveen kumar
38 Points
9 years ago

benzoic acid is a weaker than para nitro benzoic acid

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