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The structure of the compound that gives a tribromoderivative on treatment with bromine water is

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As we learnt in

Halogenation when Heated with bromine water -

While precipitate of  2, 4, 6 - tribromophenol is formed.

- wherein


 Bromine adds to ortho and para position of phenol derivatives.


SN2 Substitution Nucleophilic bimolecular -

These reactions proceed in only one step.

- wherein


 m-cresal due to pheroxide ion in H_{2}O solvent gives tribromoderivativeat at  para positions.


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