Email
logo

Ask Questions, Get Answers

X
 
Answer
Comment
Share
Q)

Toluene when treated with $Br_2/Fe$ gives p-bromotoluene as the major product because $CH_3$ group

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{deactivates the ring}\\(b)\;\text{is meta directing}\\(c)\;\text{activates the ring by hyperconjugation}\\(d)\;\text{is para directing and activates the ring by hyperconjugation}\end{array}$

1 Answer

Comment
A)
Methyl group activates the benzene nucleus due to its electron releasing nature and also shows hyperconjugation.It is an ortho and para-directing group(i.e) on substitution it forms always a mixture of ortho and para derivatives.
Hence (d) is the correct option.
Help Clay6 to be free
Clay6 needs your help to survive. We have roughly 7 lakh students visiting us monthly. We want to keep our services free and improve with prompt help and advanced solutions by adding more teachers and infrastructure.

A small donation from you will help us reach that goal faster. Talk to your parents, teachers and school and spread the word about clay6. You can pay online or send a cheque.

Thanks for your support.
Continue
Please choose your payment mode to continue
Home Ask Homework Questions
Your payment for is successful.
Continue
...