Problem: Predict the order of polarity of the five different benzene derivatives, (benzoic acid, salicylic acid, p-hydroxy benzoic acid, acetanilide, and p-amino phenol) from the least to the most polar. Indicate why you think the order is so.

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We are asked to predict the order of the polarity of the five different benzene derivatives and arrange them in order. 


O-H bond is more polar than N-H bond 

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Predict the order of polarity of the five different benzene derivatives, (benzoic acid, salicylic acid, p-hydroxy benzoic acid, acetanilide, and p-amino phenol) from the least to the most polar. Indicate why you think the order is so.

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