benzene to t-butyl alcohol

Asked by  | 28th Feb, 2008, 06:09: PM

Expert Answer:

1.benzene is converted to chlorobenzene and than treated with (CH3)3CONa to give C6H5O(CH3)3

which on treatment with HI gives (CH3)3CCl and phenol. (CH3)3CCl + aq KOH(CH3)3COH+ KCl

Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2008, 11:32: AM

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