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Why are "vinylic" and "allylic" carbons named so?

Knowing the origin of the terms won't help you to identify what carbon is "allyic" or "vinylic". A vinyl group is a functional group with the formula $\ce{−CH=CH2}$ and allyl group ...
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Why are "vinylic" and "allylic" carbons named so?

Actually, word roots in organic chemistry aren't of much help because the origins have little connection with the actual molecular structure. There are entire books dedicated to these topics of you ...
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What is the rate of hydration in the following compounds

The fact that II can form two secondary carbocations would be the most significant factor as it provides a second mechanistic pathway which would drastically speed up the reaction. Also notable is ...
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