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a phenol with Cl at para position is more acidic than F,Br.I at para position why?

a phenol with Cl at para position is more acidic than F,Br.I at para position why?

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

Harsha Vardhan
38 Points
6 years ago
the donating nature order is,
f>cl>br>i but f being the most electonegative element(sounded funny jus dont think that being most electro negative doesnt mean that it wont donate electron it donates via mesomeric) it makes h-bonding with the rest of the phenol molecules(you cant take a single phenol molecule, can you? ☺) and so it cant dontate efficiently and as the next place in the order goes to chlorine it is most acidic.(cl is not effective in makng h bond).. got clarity?

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