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Radical Stability During Halogenation of an Alkene

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Which alkene would generate the MOST stable radical intermediate in the presence of $HBr$ and peroxides?

Remember that the radical intermediate is formed after the bromine radical reacts with the pi bond of the alkene.

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A

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B

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C
D

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