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Confused! kindly explain, Bakelite is obtained from phenol by reaction with

Bakelite is obtained from phenol by reaction with

  • Option 1)

    HCHO

  • Option 2)

    \left ( CH_{2}OH \right )_{2}

  • Option 3)

    CH_{3}CHO

  • Option 4)

    CH_{3}COCH_{3}

 
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As we learnt in

Phenol formaldehyde resin/ Bakellite/ Novolac -

- Obtained by the condensation reaction of phenol with formaldehyde.

- Step growth, Copolymer.

- Novolac is linear

- Bakellite is cross linked.

- wherein

- Hard and brittle

- Novolac is used in paints.

- Bakellite is used in making combs, phonograph records, electrical goods.


 

 

The polymerisation of phenol and formaldehyde product yields bakelite.


Option 1)

HCHO

This option is correct.

Option 2)

\left ( CH_{2}OH \right )_{2}

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

CH_{3}CHO

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

CH_{3}COCH_{3}

This option is incorrect.

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