1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data (a) Draw the product that would be formed. (b) Provide a brief explanation for this and provide a couple of sentences and key mechanistic step(s) to illustrate your reasoning 3. The attempt at a solution Here is my reasoning and what I believe the reaction would turn out to be if Benzene was reacted with C5H11Cl: Alkyl halides, among other molecules such as alkenes and alcohols would not form according to Friedel-Crafts' reaction because there are more stable molecules or carbocations. C5H11Cl would change to tert-Butylbenzene (below) because the intermediate of the product would create a 3° structure first from the non-Cl side. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tert-Butylbenzene.svg" [Broken] Does this seem reasonable? I know that the 3° is the most stable of the carbocations, but I do not know if this is correct reasoning for the reaction. Does the Cl perhaps remain attached also?