Q 12.8     Which acid of each pair shown here would you expect to be stronger?

      (iii)     CH_{2}FCH_{2}CH_{2}CO_{2}H or CH_{3}CH FCH_{2}CO_{2}H

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M manish

Since we know that inductive effect depends on distance. Greater is the distance lesser is the effect. So, -I effect in CH_{3}CH FCH_{2}CO_{2}H is more.

CH_{3}CH FCH_{2}CO_{2}H is more acidic than CH_{2}FCH_{2}CH_{2}CO_{2}H.

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