Draw structural formulas for the major organic product of the reagents shown....

Question:

Draw structural formulas for the major organic product of the reagents shown.

-You do not have to consider stereochemistry.

-Apply formal charges to any nitro groups.

-If there is more than one major product possible, draw all of them.

Nitration of para-nitrotoluene:

Though nitro groups make the benzene ring unreactive towards electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions, para-nitrotoluene might udergo acid catalyzed nitration to give 2,4-dinitotoluene.

Answer and Explanation:

The product of the reaction is shown below:

The nitro group is deactivating and a meta director. The methyl group is activating and an ortho-para...

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