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Which of the following  would not give 2 -phenylbutane as the major product in a friedel crafts alkylation reaction? 

A)1 butene +HF

B) 2butanol+H2so4

C) Butanoyl chloride +Alcl3 then zn,Hcl

D )Butyl chloride +Alcl3

please also  explain   all the major product  of the above 4 reaction.

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Here option should be (c).


In case of  A,B and D stable secondary carbo cation is formed as electrophile and the products are same i.e 2-phenylbutane where as it is not possible to occur in case of (C) where the product is 1-phenylbutane.

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