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Electrophilic Bromination of Acetophenone

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Give the expected product(s) of ring monobromination of acetophenone and tell whether the bromination will occur faster or slower than with benzene itself.

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A

3-bromoacetophenone, faster than benzene itself.

B

A mixture of 2-bromoacetophenone​ and 4-bromoacetophenone, faster than benzene itself.

C

3-bromoacetophenone, slower than benzene itself.

D

A mixture of 2-bromoacetophenone and 4-bromoacetophenone, slower than benzene itself.