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Which of the following statements are correct about the reaction intermediate?
A. Intermediate (c) is unstable because in this carbon is attached to 5 atoms.

B. Intermediate (c) is unstable because carbon atom is sp2 hybridised.

C. Intermediate (c) is stable because carbon atom is sp2 hybridised.

D. Intermediate (c) is less stable than the reactant (b).

Answer :

The intermediate (c) is unstable because the carbon atom is transiently attached to five atoms, and is less stable than reactant (b) which is attached to four groups.

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