Benzene vs. Phenol

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Benzene vs. Phenol

Postby Sanjay_Kumar_2J » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:46 am

Why is it that sometimes the name is benzene (2.43 (d) in green course reader) while other times the same cyclohexene is called phenol (2.41 in green course reader)?

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Re: Benzene vs. Phenol

Postby Rachel_Bressler_3I » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:59 am

phenol is benzene with an -oh group attached to it, but I don't think we have to know phenol for the final.

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