Problem: Click on all the electrophiles, then check your answer.

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Electrophiles electron pair acceptor; may have empty orbitals; positively charged

Nucleophile electron pair donor; negatively charged

a.

Carbonyl has partially positive C due to O’s electronegativity. 

Therefore, this is an electrophile


b. 

Benzene is electron-dense due to the conjugation 

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Click on all the electrophiles, then check your answer.


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