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Secondary Alkyl Carbocation

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  • A secondary (2°) alkyl carbocation is an alkyl carbocation in which the carbon atom bearing the formal charge of +1 is bonded to two carbon atoms.

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    See also primary alkyl carbocation and tertiary alkyl carbocation.