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    Show a separation scheme for isolating benzoic acid from a reaction mixture if mixing a Grignard reagent phenylmagnesium bromide with dry ice (CO2) in ether?

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    C6H5MgBr + CO2 = C6H5COOMgBr (I) REACTION IS CARRIED IN ETHER.
    C6H5COOMgBr + H3O+ (acid) = C6H5COOH

    In this reaction Grignard reagent is taken in a beaker and dry ice is added to it . This reaction is done using ether as solvent. It is covered ...

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    The solution provides a separation scheme for isolating benzoic acid in the context of a Grignard reaction

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