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Why para nitrophenol is more stable than ortho nitrophenol and hence have higher both long point .

Why para nitrophenol is more stable than ortho nitrophenol and hence have higher both long point .

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
6 years ago
ortho nitrophenol has NO2 in adjacent postion of -OH that is to say that at ortho postion.Thus from  there it form s intra- H bomding with oxygens of NO2.and hence enrgy is required in high form to break the bonds. 

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