4. Under special reaction conditions, a-pinene and B-pinene can be in equilibrium (caused to interconvert reversably). Using your knowledge of alkene...
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4. Under special reaction conditions, a-pinene and B-pinene can be in equilibrium (caused to interconvert reversably). Using
your knowledge of alkene stability, which of the following would be true at equilibrium?
CH3
CH2
a-pinene
B-pinene
A) The a-isomer will predominate.
B) The B-isomer will predominate.
C) The isomers would be equally favored.
D) A third isomer would predominate.
E) None of the above is true.

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alpha-pinene is more stable and hence... View the full answer

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