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    What are the equations for the conversion of benzene to the following compounds? (SEE FILE ATTACHMENT).

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    1. Step 1
    benzene + CH3Cl in the presence of AlCl3 catalyst ---------> toluene + HCl

    Step 2
    toluene + Cl2 in the presence of UV light ------------> C6H5CH2Cl

    Step 3
    C6H5CH2Cl + sodium methoxide (NaOCH3) -------> C6H5CH2OCH3 (product shown in graphic)

    2. ...

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    This solution is provided in 184 words and uses step-by-step equaions to detail the conversion of benzene into four different compounds.