Feel free to answer or ask any questions.
If you are new to this type of forum, see How To Use.
menu search brightness_auto
more_vert

Arrange the following labelled hydrogens in decreasing order of acidity:

(1) b > c > d > a 

(2) c > b > a > d 

(3) b > a > c > d 

(4) c > b > d > a

thumb_up_alt 2 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike

1 Answer

more_vert
 
done_all
Best answer

Acidic strength order : b > c > d > a

Stability Order :

R-COO >  RO-  > R-C2-

The substituent which is most stable without H-atom will have the Hydrogen with highest acidity

Here, RCOO- is stabilized by Resonance

thumb_up_alt 1 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike

Related questions

Most active Members
this week:

    929 questions

    555 answers

    292 comments

    32 users

    ...