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Meta, para, ortho positions

by ElmorshedyDr
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ElmorshedyDr
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Feb21-14, 11:17 PM
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Why does CH3 direct the new coming radical to Para and ortho while COOH directs it to meta?
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Feb22-14, 01:32 AM
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You have to look at if its an electron withdrawing or electron donor group. What is CH3 and COOH?


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