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Which of the following statements is/are correct about the following reactions?a.) The products (B) and (D) respectively, are :b.) The products (B) and (D) respectively, are :c.) Phenol can not be chlorinated because the ring is susceptible to oxidation by $C{l_2}$.d.) The formation of (C ) from (B) proceeds by Arsn reaction (addition – elimination).

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Hint : The reaction is about bromination of substituted benzoic acid. When we add bromine water to 3-methoxy-4-hydroxy benzoic acid, Bromine atom gets substituted on the benzene ring in accordance with the carboxylic group.