Which of the following alkenes is most stable?


Which of the following alkenes is most stable?

Alkenes- stability and structure

The structural stability of an alkene is affected by various factors like:-

1) Conjugation with other C=C bonds.

2) Degree of alkyl substitution on the double-bonded carbon atoms.

3) The orientation of substitution on the C=C bond.

4) Endocyclic vs Exocyclic nature of the C=C bond.

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Consider the alkenes given below:-

Alkenes A, B, and C are endocyclic cyclohexenes with varying degrees of substitution. According to Saytzeff ...

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Stability of Alkenes: Factors & Examples


Chapter 4 / Lesson 2

In this lesson, we'll be learning about the factors that help determine alkene stability. We'll go over substitution, orientation, and conjugation, and discuss Zaitsev and Hofmann products.

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