Meta, para, ortho positions


by ElmorshedyDr
Tags: meta, ortho, para, positions
ElmorshedyDr
ElmorshedyDr is offline
#1
Feb21-14, 11:17 PM
ElmorshedyDr's Avatar
P: 266
Why does CH3 direct the new coming radical to Para and ortho while COOH directs it to meta?
Phys.Org News Partner Chemistry news on Phys.org
Repeated self-healing now possible in composite materials
Potent, puzzling and (now less) toxic: Team discovers how antifungal drug works
Research offers 'promise' of improved food safety
Maylis
Maylis is offline
#2
Feb22-14, 01:32 AM
P: 242
You have to look at if its an electron withdrawing or electron donor group. What is CH3 and COOH?


Register to reply

Related Discussions
Para / Ortho Hydrogen (H2) Spins Quantum Physics 2
ortho,meta and para Chemistry 1
Ortho- and Para- Water Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 3
preferential meta para and ortho positions substitutions. Biology, Chemistry & Other Homework 8
why the ortho,meta,para positions are named Chemistry 3