which one is more acidic in nature alcohol or phenol

Asked by rohit acharya | 28th Aug, 2012, 08:53: AM

Expert Answer:

Phenols are more acidic then alcohols, becuase of the formation of phenoxide ion which is formed by the loss of proton.
The phenoxide ion is stablised by delocalisation of electrons in the ring.

Answered by  | 28th Aug, 2012, 12:13: PM

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