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Problem: Which reagent would you use to carry out the following transformation?tert-butylbenzene → p-tert-butylbenzenesulfonic acid   +   o-tert-butylbenzenesulfonic acid A) HNO3 / H2SO4B) tert-C4H9Cl / AlCl3C) H2SO3 / peroxidesD) SO3 / H2SO4E) SO2 / H2SO3

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Which reagent would you use to carry out the following transformation?

tert-butylbenzene → p-tert-butylbenzenesulfonic acid   +   o-tert-butylbenzenesulfonic acid

A) HNO/ H2SO4

B) tert-C4H9Cl / AlCl3

C) H2SO/ peroxides

D) SO/ H2SO4

E) SO/ H2SO3

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