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Problem: Which statement best describes why anisole brominates faster than benzene?A) The inductive effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the cationic intermediate.B) The inductive effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the anionic intermediate.C) The resonance effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the cationic intermediate. D) The resonance effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the anionic intermediate. 

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Which statement best describes why anisole brominates faster than benzene?

A) The inductive effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the cationic intermediate.

B) The inductive effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the anionic intermediate.

C) The resonance effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the cationic intermediate. 

D) The resonance effect of the methoxy group stabilizes the anionic intermediate. 

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