R- OH + HX → RX + H2O, In the above reaction, the reactivity of alcohol is?
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R- OH + HX → RX + H2O, In the above reaction, the reactivity of alcohol is?

(a) tertiary > secondary > primary

(b) tertiary < secondary < primary

(c) tertiary > primary > secondary

(d) secondary > primary > tertiary
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The correct option is (a).

Explain : Reactions of alcohols involving cleavage of C-OH bond follow the reactivity order :

Tertiary > secondary > primary

According to the stability of carbocation intermediate.

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