A benzylic carbocation is generated under the conditions of part A. Would the presence of a para CH3O- group on the benzene ring increase or decrease the stability of the benzylic carbocation? Explain.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:06 am ad1c9bdddf
The para-OMe group will increase the stability of the carbocation ...
Provides an explanation about the stability of benzylic carbocation with the presence of a para CH30 group on a benzene ring.