Give the major product (or products) that would be obtained when each of the following compounds is reacted with Cl2 and AlCl3:
- Benzoic acid
Starting with benzene, outline a synthesis of each of the following:
Show the mechanisms for the following:
- Addition of HBr to ethanal
- Substitution of HBr and acetyl chloride (CH3COCl)
- Why is a) an addition and b) a substitution?