Friedel Crafts Alkylation EAS Reaction and Mechanism Video

Friedel-Crafts Alkylation reaction mechanismEAS Series: Video 6
This video shows you the mechanism for the formation of carbocation in a Lewis Acid as the super electrophile that is attacked by benzene in the Friedel-Crafts Alkylation reaction. This reaction produces an alkylated benzene.

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This is Video 6 in the Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Video  Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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