Hyperconjugation allows adjacent -R groups (mostly C-C and C-H σ-bonds) to create shared molecular orbitals with π-bonds, stabilizing the bond.
So basically, the more –R groups attached to the double bond, the more stable the double bond will be.
Specifically, when it comes to di-substituted bonds, the order os stability is gem > trans > cis.
The higher heat of combustion, the lower stability.
Analyze each statement:
Consider the following reactions and their heats of combustion.
With the above information and your knowledge of alkenes, select the statements that are TRUE.
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