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  • Q:

    An allylic substitution reaction results in two regioisomeric monobromides, as shown below. Which of the following statements about their relative stabilities is correct?



     

    A

    Molecule A is more stable because it has a more sterically hindered bromine.

    B

    Molecule A is more stable because it has conjugated double bonds.

    C

    Molecule B is more stable because it has a less sterically hindered bromine.

    D

    Molecule B is more stable because it has conjugated double bonds.




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