In Friedel-Craft's alkylation, besides AlCl3 the other reactants are

(a) C6H6 + NH2

(b) C6H6 + CH4

(c) C6H6 + CH3Cl

(d) C6H6 + CH3COCl

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons - Benzene - Structure, Preparation & Chemical Reactions

(c) Friedel-Craft's alkylation When benzene reacts with alkyl halide in presence of anhy. AlCl3, toluene is obtained. It is called Friedel-Craft's alkylation. Friedel-Craft's reaction is type of electrophilic substitution.

C6H6 + CH3Cl Anhy. AlCl3C6H6CH3 + HCl

                                        Toluene

 

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