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-OH when used as -I effect and +I effect?

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Homework Statement


Is -OH used both -I effect and +I effect? When used it -I effect and +I effect?

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Is -OH used both -I effect and +I effect? When used it -I effect and +I effect?

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I only know that -OH used as -I affect because 'O' is more electronegative.
 

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TeethWhitener
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I only know that -OH used as -I affect because 'O' is more electronegative.
In what systems do you know this to be true?

Edit: here's a big hint: think about resonance.
 

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