Asked • 07/17/19

Why is the melting point of p-dichlorobenzene higher than those of o-dichlorobenzene and m-dichlorobenzene?

I was going through alkyl and aryl halides and noted the following statement in my textbook: > _p_-dichlorobenzene has higher melting point and solubility than those of _o_-dichlorobenzene and _m_-dichlorobenzene. I thought over it but could not come to a conclusion. Why is the above assertion true?

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Jesse E. answered • 07/18/19

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