which is more acidic 4-chloro benzoic acid or 4- methyl benzoic acid? and why?

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8 years ago
4chloro benzoic will be more acidic than 4methyl benzoic acid due to inductive effect
to check the acidicty of acids remove hydrogen of COOH and check the atability of negative charge
as Cl is -I effect hencedecreses the charge and increses the stbility
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