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Unit 5: Electronic effects.

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The reactions happening in organic chemistry involve the formation of intermediates. (They are formed and consumed within the reaction!) The catch is that a reaction may involve more than one intermediate formation, and thus can be driven in any direction. But it majorly goes in the direction of stable intermediates. And who determines that? Electronic effects!

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Checking who wins between inductive effect or resonance effect in affecting the stability of intermediates.
After we have learnt about the delocalisation of pi electrons, its time for us to identify how the C-H bond in the alkyl groups helps stabilise a carbocation (and alkene) when directly attached to it.
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