what r the activating and deactivating group
Asked by | 26th Sep, 2008, 10:45: AM
Activating group : The group which increase the rate of second substitution with respect to benzene are called activating group.
Deactivating group:The group which decrease the rate of second substitution with respect to benzene are called deactivating group.
In general o and p- directing groups are activating while m-directing group are deactivating group.
Answered by | 27th Sep, 2008, 02:31: PM
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