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    Reaction Towards Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution

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    The ester ethyl p-nitrobenzoate is more reactive towards nucleophilic acyl substitution than ethyl p-methyoxybenzoate. Explain this reactivity difference using both words and structures.

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    ester ethyl p-nitrobenzoate
    The ester ethyl p-nitrobenzoate is more reactive towards nucleophilic acyl substitution than ethyl p-methyoxybenzoate. Explain this reactivity difference using both words and structures.
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    Why ester ethyl p-nitrobenzoate is more reactive towards nucleophilic acyl substitution then ethyl p-methyoxybenzoate is explained.

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