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Rank the alkenes given below in terms of their relative stability starting with the most stable?

 

$\begin{array}{1 1}a)\; D > A > C > B\\b)\; B > C > A > D\\c)\; D > C > A > B\\d)\; C > A > D > B\end{array}$

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The more substituted alkenes are more stable. The trans alkenes are more stable than cis alkenes
Hence (a) is the correct answer.
answered Dec 3, 2013 by sreemathi.v
 

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