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Which of the following is most stable

$ (a)\;Ph_3C^+ \\ (b)\;Ph_2CH^+ \\ (c)\;PhCH_2^- \\ (d)\;Tropylium \;cation $

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Greater the number of phenyl groups attached to the carbon atom bearing the positive charge, larger is the resonating structures. more stable is the carbocation.
So, $ Ph_3C^+$ is correct
Hence a is the correct answer.
answered Mar 3, 2014 by meena.p
 

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