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Primary Alkyl Carbocation

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  • A primary (1°) alkyl carbocation is an alkyl carbocation in which the carbon atom bearing the formal charge of +1 is bonded to only one carbon atom.

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    see also secondary alkyl carbocation, tertiary alkyl carbocation