Show how to synthesize 2,4,5-tribromobenzoic acid from benzene?

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  • Dr W
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    some things for YOU to think about

    .. (1) how to do add a Br group to a benzene ring?

    .. (2) how do you add a carboxylic group to a benzene ring

    .. . . .i.e.. how do you make benzoic acid from benzene?

    .. (3) is benzoic acic o/p or m directing?  is any intermediate 

    .. . .. in the benzene -> benzoic acid o/p or m directing?

    .. (4) what's the correct ring substitution order or rxns?

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