Problem: Draw the uncharged product of the following reaction: 

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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

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Draw the uncharged product of the following reaction: