Among Water, alcohols, phenols which is said to be more acidic and why

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Pavani's picture

Answer: 
Acidity of phenols>water>alcohol.phenol stblsed resonance release of H+ easly.water also release H+ easly bt alcohol are inductive efct due 2 alkylgroups release of H+ difcult.

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M. Pavani

Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Visakhapatnam

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Komala's picture

Answer: 
ans... phenols are said to be more acidic because of formation of stable phenoxide ion.phenoxide ion is stable due to resonance

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Komala

B.Pharm

Viswanadha Inst of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Visakhapatnam.

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