Q. 14 C4.9( 8 Votes )

How will you prepare the following compounds from benzene? You may use any inorganic reagent and any organic reagent having not more than one carbon atom

p-Nitrobenzoic acid

Answer :

after friedel craft acylation of benzene it will form toluene, after nitration it forms p-nitro toluene as major product, after oxidation of this compound with KMnO4 in acidic conditions it forms p-Nitrobenzoic acid.


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