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Tertiary Alkyl Carbocation

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  • A tertiary (3°) alkyl carbocation is an alkyl carbocation in which the carbon atom bearing the formal charge of +1 is bonded to three carbon atoms.

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    See also primary alkyl carbocation and secondary alkyl carbocation.