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I have a doubt, kindly clarify. Which one is most reactive towards SN1 reaction?

Which one is most reactive towards SN1 reaction?

  • Option 1)

    C_{6}H_{5}CH(C_{6}H_{5})Br

  • Option 2)

    C_{6}H_{5}CH(CH_{3})Br

  • Option 3)

    C_{6}H_{5}C(CH_{3})(C_{6}H_{5})Br

  • Option 4)

    C_{6}H_{5}CH_{2}Br

 
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Nucleophilic Substitution Reaction -

SN1substitution nucleophilic unimolecular reaction.

These reactions proceed in two steps.

- wherein

 

 S_{N}^{1} reaction involves the formation of carbocation tertiary carbocation tertiary carbocation is most stable.


Option 1)

C_{6}H_{5}CH(C_{6}H_{5})Br

This is incorrect option

Option 2)

C_{6}H_{5}CH(CH_{3})Br

This is incorrect option

Option 3)

C_{6}H_{5}C(CH_{3})(C_{6}H_{5})Br

This is correct option

Option 4)

C_{6}H_{5}CH_{2}Br

This is incorrect option

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