CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
1
You visited us 1 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

Assertion (A) p-nitrophenol is more acidic than phenol.
Reason (R) Nitro group helps in the stabilisation of the phenoxide ion by dispersal of negative charge due to resonance.
(a) Assertion and reason both are correct and reason is correct explanation of assertion.
(b) Assertion and reason both are wrong statements.
(c) Assertion is correct statement but reason is wrong statement.
(d) Assertion is wrong statement but reason is correct statement.
(e) Both assertion and reason are correct statements but reason is not correct explanation of assertion.

Open in App
Solution

Answer (a): Assertion and reason both are correct and the reason is a correct explanation of assertion.

p-Nitrophenol is more acidic than phenol because nitro group helps in the stabilization of the phenoxide ion by dispersal of negative charge due to resonance.


flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
19
similar_icon
Similar questions
View More
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
similar_icon
Related Videos
thumbnail
lock
Chemical Properties of Phenols
CHEMISTRY
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
CrossIcon