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inversion is more common. 16 Organic
Organic Lecture Series 17 Carbocation Stability Organic Lecture Series • Allylic cations are stabilized by resonance
delocalization of the positive charge.
– A 1°allylic cation is about as stable as a 2°
alkyl cation. 18 Carbocation Stability Organic
Organic Lecture Series 19 Structure of R-X Organic Lecture Series • SN1 reactions: governed by electronic factors
– namely, the relative stabilities of the carbocation
intermediates. • SN2 reactions: governed by steric factors
– namely, the relativ...
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