Why in case of Phenol OH bond is weaker than OH bond of Ethanol ?
Asked by mayuresh1031 | 29th Jul, 2015, 10:14: PM
In case of phenol, the H+ ion is lost easily because the phenoxide ion formed after the loss of H+ ion, is stable compared to the alkoxide ion formed after the loss of H+ ion.
Thus, in case of phenol, H+ ion is lst easily than ethanol.
Hence, OH bond in phenol is weaker than ethanol.
Answered by Prachi Sawant | 30th Jul, 2015, 10:47: AM
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