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    Please help with Fiedel-Crafts reactions and the end results of the product. Please explain the attached question - predicting the major products of each reaction and naming the product. Also, if no reaction occurs, please provide a reasonable explanation as to why that is the case.

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    Solution: For the most part, Friedel-Crafts is pretty straightforward. Simply put, for the benzene group in place of the chloride group, like for straight forward reactions such as b), you ...

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    This solution provides a clear explanation for the end results of each Friedel-Crafts reaction in this question. This solution should provide a student with a greater understanding of these types of reactions and allow one to be able to complete all four parts of this question on their own, following the given instruction.