Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Hammond Postulate Practice Problems Solution: By applying Hammond’s postulate to the potential e...

Solution: By applying Hammond’s postulate to the potential energy diagram for this reaction, we can say that: A. the structure of 2 is more carbocation-like than 4 B. the structure of 2 is less carbocation-like than 4 C. the structure of 2 resembles 1 more than it resembles 3 D. the structure of 4 resembles 5 more than it resembles 3 

Problem

By applying Hammond’s postulate to the potential energy diagram for this reaction, we can say that:

A. the structure of 2 is more carbocation-like than 4

B. the structure of 2 is less carbocation-like than 4

C. the structure of 2 resembles 1 more than it resembles 3

D. the structure of 4 resembles 5 more than it resembles 3