• # question_answer Which of the following gives most stable carbocation by dehydration [RPMT 2002] A) $(C{{H}_{3}}){{}_{2}}CH-OH$ B) ${{(C{{H}_{3}})}_{3}}C-OH$ C) $C{{H}_{3}}-C{{H}_{2}}-OH$ D) $C{{H}_{3}}-C{{H}_{2}}-O-C{{H}_{2}}-C{{H}_{3}}$

Correct Answer: B

Solution :

3° alcohols $Me\overset{\,\,\,Me}{\mathop{\overset{|}{\mathop{-\underset{\oplus }{\mathop{C}}\,-}}\,}}\,Me$ is most stable carbocation

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