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Carbocations show +R effect or -R effect? And what is the case with carbanions?

Carbocations show +R effect or -R effect?
And what is the case with carbanions?

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Bhavya
askIITians Faculty 1281 Points
6 years ago
R is resonance effect and thus +R or -R effect is checked only when a group is attached to benzene ring.
However, Carbocations are stabilized by +I groups whereas carbanions are stabilized by -I groups.

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