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    Resonance Structure Indicating Stability of Ion

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    1-Chloro-1-phenylethane ionizes easily under E1 conditions to form a benzylic carbocation intermediate. The ion is stabilized due to the delocalization of the positive charge to the aromatic ring. Draw resonance structures that indicate the stability of this ion.

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    Provides the drawing of a resonance structure indicating the stability of the ion.