For this problem, we are being asked to draw the product of the reaction:
This particular reaction follows an electrophilic aromatic substitution mechanism called sulfonation
The mechanism for this reaction will appear as:
(1) Nucleophilic attack of benzene to S of SO3
(2) Loss of proton bearing the sulfonyl group
(3) Protonation of sulfonate
Draw the uncharged product of the following reaction:
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