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Which of the following is an aromatic acid

A.phenol

B.benzyl alcohol

C.3-methly benzylalcohol

D.3-methylphenol

The ans can be more than one

 

 

 

Asked by jain.pradeep | 30th Aug, 2019, 04:16: PM

Expert Answer:

As we know that phenols are more acidic than alcohol hence, option A phenol (pH=9.95) and option D 3-methylphenol (pH=10.1) are the aromatic acid with slight difference in their pH.
 

Answered by Ramandeep | 3rd Sep, 2019, 04:27: PM