Which has higher boiling point o-nitro phenol or p-nitro phenol? Give reason for your answer.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 9th Oct, 2014, 07:34: AM
p-nitrophenol has higher boling point than o-nitrophenol.
This is due to intermolecular hydrogen bonding i.e. p-nitrophenol molecules can associate with themselves.
o-nitrophenol does not undergo intermolecular hydrogen bonding because of chelation.
Answered by | 9th Oct, 2014, 09:34: AM
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