Friedel-Crafts Alkylation Question

  1. 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Suggest a procedure for preparing pure n-propyl-p-xylene that doesn't require separating it from isopropyl-p-xylene.

    2. Relevant equations
    Friedel-Crafts Alkylation equations (I don't know how to type them onto the computer lol, but I know what they are).

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I have no idea on how to come up with a procedure.
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2007
  2. jcsd
  3. The most stable ones will have maximum yield, and the less stable ones will have lesser yield.
     
  4. Okay cool, I got it. Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2007
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