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What reactions occur with the alkyl-benzene side chain ? 

  • Oxidation (E.g. Alkyl Benzene --> Benzoic acid)
  • Bromination
  • Reduction

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Explain the term 'Conjugation'

When there is only one single bond inbetween the double bond and the carbocation, providing the opportunity for resonance stabilisation. 

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