# How to convert benzene to 2-nitrostyrene as the major product?

How to convert benzene to 2-nitrostyrene as the major product?

I actually came up with a conversion but I don't know if it's correct or not:

• Since nitro is a ring deactivator, I think we can use $\ce{CH2=CH-Cl + AlCl3}$ to create a polymer. I am not sure though – dr.drizzy Mar 3 '18 at 17:18