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Although acetophenone is a methyl ketone, as it is aromatic, it is immiscible in H2O so the last step in the haloform reaction should not occur?

I couldn't find any source regarding the haloform reaction of acetophenone.

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  • $\begingroup$ Who said it will not give: google.co.in/… $\endgroup$ – Nilay Ghosh May 8 '19 at 4:19
  • $\begingroup$ No creditable research paper shows. My teacher told that it doesn't show. $\endgroup$ – user600016 May 8 '19 at 4:24
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    $\begingroup$ Your teacher may be wrong.check webassign.net/sample/ncsumeorgchem2/lab_4/manual.html which is a lab experiment desinged for the same acetophenone. $\endgroup$ – Chakravarthy Kalyan May 8 '19 at 5:19
  • $\begingroup$ Oh Ok. thank you! $\endgroup$ – user600016 May 8 '19 at 5:23
  • $\begingroup$ A phase transfer catalyst can be used in last step $\endgroup$ – user66257 May 10 '19 at 8:49

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