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About the substitution reaction

  1. Jan 30, 2005 #1
    for carbanions, for carbocations and for carbon-centred radicals, does increasing the number of alkyl substituents stabilise or destabilise the intermediate? and why so?
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  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 30, 2005 #2
    What effect would increasing the number or substituents have on the charge distribution for the ions and the radical?
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