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*Can anybody pls tell me the mechanism for this reaction?? #image * also tell me whether picric acid or mentioned product which will be major??? * u can also mention some source where i may get the answer

*Can anybody pls  tell me the mechanism for this reaction?? #image
 * also tell me whether picric acid or mentioned product which will be major???  
* u can also mention some source where i may get the answer

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Suraj Prasad IIT Patna
askIITians Faculty 286 Points
7 years ago
Benzene is treated with a mixture of concentrated nitric acid and concentrated sulphuric acid at a temperature not exceeding 50°C. As temperature increases there is a greater chance of getting more than one nitro group, -NO2, substituted onto the ring.

Nitrobenzene is formed.


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