Carbocations bear a ______________ charge.
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Correct answer is (c) positive
Explanation: Carbocations are the product of hydrolysis and contain a carbon bearing positive charge, these are electron deficient species. Carbocations contain 6 electrons in their valence shell, these are also planner chemical species with sp^2 hybridization and an Empty p-orbital.