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Stability of phenylic carbocations

When a group is attached to the ortho or para position w.r.t the carbocation, we look at the hyperconjugation effect. When a group is attached to the meta position w.r.t the carbocation, we consider ...
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Stability of phenylic carbocations

The first structure is indeed more stable than the second one. The reason being the phenomenon of Hyperconjugation, in which a hydrogen atom bonded to an $\text{sp}^3$ carbon atom, which is in ...
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