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Stability of Alkenes

  1. Jan 29, 2016 #1
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    Shouldn't the answer be option 3 because the carbon there is a 3 degree carbon and it has the maximum number of alkyl groups attached to it?
     
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  3. Jan 29, 2016 #2

    Suraj M

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    Are you referring to stability towards the attack of an electrophile ?
     
  4. Jan 29, 2016 #3
    The question just asks which alkene is the most unstable. It doesn't refer to electrophilic attacks.
     
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