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Steam Distillation

Steam distillation may be used to separate a mixture of p-nitrophenol and o-nitrophenol. The ortho isomer distills at 93 degrees Celsius, the para isomer does not. Explain.

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The reason why the ortho distills first (meaning it's less stable in terms of ...

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This solution provides the explanation required to answer this organic chemistry question which pertains to the mixture separation technique of steam distillation. This is discussed in under 100 words.

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