Stability of carbocations

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  1. boks

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    Which one of these alkyl halides forms the most stable carbocation in a E1 reaction?

    Not II because it has an even number of delocalized electron pairs. Isn't I, IV and V the same?
     
  2. jpanhalt

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    IV(four) by resonance stabilization. Like Studiot asked, are you doing homework or studying for some test?

    John
     
  3. boks

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    Studying for the final exam.
     
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