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Electron Donating Groups vs. Electron Withdrawing Groups

Are there differences between having electron-donating groups and electron-withdrawing groups on benzoate esters? Why or why not?

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Yes, there is a difference between the two. An electron donating group is very happy to give up it's electrons. ...

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This solution discusses the differences between electron-donating groups and electron-withdrawing groups.

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