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why so3 is an electrophile in sulphonation of benzene
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why so3 is an electrophile in sulphonation of benzene although in lewis dot structure octet of sulphur is complete



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13 Sep 2007 23:38:50 IST
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actually if u go for its structure S is double bonded to three O
atoms so kineticallY S-O bond is very weak one of the bond
breaks and it exist as SO3+ with +VE charege residing on
S atom so it act as electrophile !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Perfect answer shubham

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