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    How do you account for the contrast with this nitration?

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    Upon nitration, 1-naphthol (1-hydroxynaphthalene) yields 2,4-dinitronaphthol, while 1-nitronaphthalene yields, 1,8-dinitronaphthalene and 1,5-dinitronaphthalene. How do you account for this contrast?

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    This solution discusses the contrast between the nitration.